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Learning styles inventory : A diagnostic questionnaire for construction

Syed Khuzzan Alhabshi, Sh Mazlina and Alshawi, Mustafa and Goulding, Jack (2010) Learning styles inventory : A diagnostic questionnaire for construction. In: Second International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE 2009), 14-16 December 2009, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Learning styles theory is widely acknowledged amongst educational theorists. However, there is little research evidence on the adoption and adaptation of learning styles in an e-Learning environment, specifically in respect of personalised learning environments. In this context, evidence identifies that the more thoroughly instructors understand the differences in learning styles, the better chance they have of meeting the diverse learning needs of learners. In this respect, providing learners with learning environments that suit their learning style can have a positive impact on learning effectiveness. Many learning styles inventories/instruments have attempted to augment learners’ learning styles with learning methods, albeit without taking on board the criticism levied at inventories and similar instruments in terms of reliability and validity (including the rubrics behind the models of learning styles). This paper identifies the process of amalgamating three existing models of learning styles (Kolb; Honey and Mumford; and Felder and Solomon), into a ‘Diagnostic Questionnaire’ learning style inventory for reflection and discussion.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4255/11366 Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-5401-3 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/DeSE.2009.41
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning styles inventories, models of learning styles, personalised learning environments, e-learning
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H62 Study and teaching. Research
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Quantity Surveying
Depositing User: Dr Sharifah Mazlina Syed Khuzzan Alhabshi
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2011 14:46
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 22:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/11366

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