ERIC Number: EJ1063328
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
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Gaining Insight into Business Telecommunications Students through the Assessment of Learning Styles
Sandman, Thomas E.
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, v7 n1 p295-320 Jan 2009
The assessment of student learning styles can be of significant value for developing and evaluating an appropriate mix of pedagogical techniques and activities. With this in mind, learning style preferences were collected from over 300 undergraduate business telecommunications students. These set of data show that a breadth of learning style profiles are exhibited by undergraduate business telecommunications students. Most importantly, this article demonstrates a process to evaluate whether or not the current course structure either favors or disadvantages any particular learning style profile. Because there are many learning style profiles present, the evidence that no single profile is disadvantaged gives the instructor confidence in the mix of pedagogical techniques and activities that are employed in this particular course.
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Business Administration Education, Telecommunications, Undergraduate Students, Student Evaluation, Profiles
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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