An adult learner's learning style should inform but not limit educational choices

Adult learners are attracted to learning opportunities (e.g. course offers) which seem promising in terms of allowing them to match their choices to their own perceived predispositions. To find out more about their personal learning style, some adult learners may fill in a questionnaire designed by researchers who aim (and claim) to enable both course providers and learners to optimise learning outcomes. The evaluation of these questionnaires measures learning styles using indicators developed for this purpose, but the results are not conclusive and their utility is therefore questionable. Thi ... Show more

Authors: Barry, Margot; Egan, Arlene

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer Science+Business Media, 2018

Resource type: Article

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