Should we be using learning styles?: what research has to say to practice

Learning style instruments are widely used but not enough is known about their reliability and validity and their impact on pedagogy in post-16 learning. This report documents work from a project commissioned by the Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA) to carry out an extensive review of research on post-16 learning styles, to evaluate the main models of learning styles, and to discuss the implications of learning styles for post-16 teaching and learning. The following research questions were addressed: What models of learning styles are influential and potentially influential? What e... Show more

Authors: Coffield, Frank; Moseley, David; Hall, Elaine ... [+] Show more

Published: London, England, Learning & Skills Research Centre, 2004

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: [vii], 77 p.

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