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


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Learning and Skills Research Centre (Great Britain) (LSRC)


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?...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Systematic review; Pedagogics; Educational research; Learning style; Postcompulsory education; Educational practice

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

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

Physical description: [vii], 77 p.

Series: LSRC reference

ISBN: 1853389145

Statement of responsibility: Frank Coffield ... [et al.]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 79.72

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