Instructional materials and students’ learning styles

Poster #34 ID: 52836 Type: Poster/Demo
  1. Patricia Fidalgo and Ieda M. Santos, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates
  2. Joan Thormann, Lesley Univeristy, United States

Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Location: Koepelzaal

Presider: Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan

Abstract: This poster presents the results of an exploratory study conducted in an Emirati college on a blended course offered to graduate students enrolled in Masters’ of Education Program. According to their learning styles and their preferences, students could choose between different formats of instructional materials. These materials were created by the instructors and distributed on the school’s Learning Management System (LMS). Data was collected through a questionnaire and the frequencies provided by the LMS regarding the materials accessed by the students. Results show that there were some discrepancies between students’ frequency of access to the instructional materials and their stated learning preferences.


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