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ERIC Number: EJ1016961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar-23
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Determining Learning Styles of the Professional Mountaineers
Bektas, Fatih
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n6 p212-217 Mar 2013
This study aimed to explore learning styles of the professional mountaineers. The research was carried out according to the survey model. The research group composed of 61 professional mountaineers (n[subscript (men)] = 45, n[subscript (women)] = 16) who attended Advanced Snow Ice Education Camp in Rize on September 1-7, 2012, the last camp of Mountaineering (Alpinism) Winter Education within Turkish Mountaineering Federation's activity program for 2012. As a data collection instrument, this study employed Kolb Learning Style Inventory developed by Kolb (1985) and adapted to Turkish by Askar and Akkoyunlu (1993). Percentages and frequencies were used for analysis of data. As a result of the research, it was determined that professional mountaineers had following learning styles: 57.4% assimilating (35), 24.6% converging (15), 14.8% diverging (9), 3.3% accommodating (2).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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