Profiling Learning Preferences of Undergraduate Students
Keywords:Learning preferences, cluster analysis, profile analysis
Students learn in different ways, so it is expected that teaching methods should also vary. It is believed that identifying strong learning styles among students will help improve instruction by providing course delivery strategies tailored to different learning preferences. As a consequence, the purpose of this study was to employ cluster analysis to identify the cognitive learning dimensions on the Index of Learning Styles. The first major finding shows that the five-cluster was identified in this group of students. The second major finding shows that among 88 undergraduate students, the majority were concrete and holistic thinkers.
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