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ERIC Number: EJ1139036
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Relationship between Age of Post-Graduate Adult Learning Students and Learning Style Preferences: A Case of Africa International University, Kenya
Ngala, Francisca Wavinya
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n8 p98-105 2017
This paper sought to examine the relationship between age and learning preferences of post- graduate students at Africa International University (AIU). The study employed a descriptive survey design which used cross-sectional approach to data collection. The population of the study consisted of all the 397 post-graduate students at Africa International University at the time of data collection. The sample size used was made up of 199 participants from the post-graduate Diploma, Masters' level and Doctoral programmes. A questionnaire guide was the instrument used to collect information from the participants on their age demographics and their preferences. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to analyze the data. A modified version of the Grasha-Riechmann Student Learning Style Scales (GRSLSS) was the learning style inventory that was used to measure the learning preferences. The findings revealed that age was not significantly related to the ways Post-graduate students at Africa International University preferred to learn.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kenya