Everyone is a unique learner - yet most schools cater to those of use who learn best by listening and staying relatively silent. How about you? Are you a visual learner? A musical or kinesthic learner? Do you need to be by yourself to learn best? Or on the other hand, do you need others around you to really "get it"?
My new article "Learning Styles in Distance Learning" can help you to explore the interesting world of learning styles at: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art18941.asp