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Torres, Sonia Maldonado – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between Latino Students' learning styles and their academic performance. Students' academic performance was measured using their overall grade point average (GPA). A group of 229 Latino students who were enrolled at an urban community college in New York City participated in the study. Two…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students
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Maldonado-Torres, Sonia E. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Dominican and Puerto Rican students' learning style. Findings of the study demonstrated differences between the learning preferences of Dominican and Puerto Rican students in the elements of Motivation (t = 2.846, p = 0.005), Several Ways of Learning (t = 2.351, p = 0.020), and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Hispanic American Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Maldonado Torres, Sonia Enid – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between Latino students' learning styles and their language spoken at home. Results of the study indicated that students who spoke Spanish at home had higher means in the Active Experimentation modality of learning (M = 31.38, SD = 5.70) than students who spoke English (M = 28.08,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Hispanic American Students, Correlation, Preferences
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Nguyen, Dat-Dao; Zhang, Yue – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
This study uses the Learning-Style Inventory--LSI (Smith & Kolb, 1985) to explore to what extent student attitudes toward learning process and outcome of online instruction and Distance Learning are affected by their cognitive styles and learning behaviors. It finds that there are not much statistically significant differences in perceptions…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes
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Dunn, Rita – Emergency Librarian, 1993
Discusses the findings of multicultural research using the Learning Style Inventory and the Productivity Environmental Preference Survey. Differences in learning style among students and young adults of differing ethnic groups, between male and female students, between high achievers and underachievers, and between the gifted and nongifted are…
Descriptors: Achievement, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Differences
Rule, David L.; Grippin, Pauline C. – 1988
Theoretical framework, instrument development, and psychometric qualities are reviewed for some measures of learning style currently in use with adults. Instruments reviewed include: (1) Kolb's Learning Style Inventory I; (2) Kolb's Learning Style Inventory II; (3) the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator; (4) the Productivity Environmental Preferences…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adults, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style