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ERIC Number: EJ923665
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Investigation of Academicians' Learning Styles in School of Physical Education and Sports in Turkey
Caglayan, Hakan Salim
Educational Research and Reviews, v6 n3 p326-333 Mar 2011
This study was carried out with the purpose of determining the academicians' learning styles in school of physical education and sports and whether there was a relationship between their learning styles and gender, age, appellation and the department they worked or not. In the study survey method that was used. The sample of the study consisted of 206 academicians who were working in public Schools of Physical Education and Sports (n=183) and Schools of Sport Science and Technology (n=23). "The Kolb Learning Styles Inventory" which was developed by Kolb (1985) and adapted to Turkish by Askar and Akkoyunlu (1993) was used as data collection tool. In the analysis of data, frequency and percentages were used, the relationships among variables were investigated with chi square statistical method. The level of significance was accepted as 0.05. The results revealed that, the academicians in the School of Physical Education and Sports had 47.6% converging, 30.1% assimilating, 11.7% diverging, 10.7% accommodating learning styles and there was no significant difference between their learning styles and gender, age, appellation and the department they worked (P greater than 0.05). (Contains 1 figure and 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Learning Style Inventory