Share Paper: The Relationship Between Learning Styles and Creativity Students: An Information Visualization Class Case Study

  1. Pedro Abreu, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra), Portugal
  2. Pedro Martins, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra), Portugal
  3. Penousal Machado, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra), Portugal
  4. Joel Arrais, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra), Portugal
  5. Anabela Gomes, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra) & Engineering Institute (Polytechnic of Coimbra), Portugal
Tuesday, June 26 2:15-2:45 PM Noord

Abstract: Over the years, many research works have addressed the problem of identifying the students learning styles in academic contexts. Usually, these studies have focused on courses like the ones related to computer programming in which students have a set of predefined exercises and assignments whose goal is to achieve known outputs through the exploration of a reduced number of different strategies. This inherent lack of creative freedom masks somehow the influence that learning styles have in students learning processes. The main goal of the proposed study is to constitute a first step in eliminating this gap, which is achieved by ...