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ERIC Number: ED530903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
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Critical Review on Affect of Personality on Learning Styles
Kamarulzaman, Wirawani
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Conference on Arts, Social Science & Technology (2nd, Penang, Malaysia, Mar 3-5 2012)
This paper is intended to review the affect of personality on learning styles. Costa and McCrae's Five-Factor Model of Personality (The Big 5) is explored against Kolb Learning Styles. The Big 5 factors are extraversion, neuroticism, openness, agreeableness and conscientiousness, whereas Kolb Learning Styles are divergers, assimilators, convergers, and accommodators. Discussion includes descriptions of the Big 5 factors and Kolb Learning Styles, issues relating to personality and learning styles, and critical review of affect of the Big 5 factors and Kolb Learning Styles. It is concluded that personality does has an affect towards learning styles when it comes to the Big 5 factors and Kolb Learning Styles. Future research is recommended to test the hypothesis found in this review. Pertinent information is repeated in the summary section for readers' convenience. (Contains 2 tables and 2 figures.) [Paper published in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Arts, Social Science & Technology (2012).]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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