Understanding the learning styles of students: implications for educators

James Poon Teng Fatt (Lecturer, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 63978)

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

ISSN: 0144-333X

Publication date: 1 December 2000

Abstract

Aims to understand a group learning style so that teachers can best adapt their teaching style and materials to suit the students. Defines learning styles and briefly covers previous findings in this area. Looks at different types of thinking before covering how to assess learning styles using a questionnaire. Provides some implications for educators and looks at the design of assignments which can be tailored in different ways depending upon the findings.

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Citation

Poon Teng Fatt, J. (2000), "Understanding the learning styles of students: implications for educators", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 20 No. 11/12, pp. 31-45. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330010789269

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MCB UP Ltd

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