Share Paper: The Relationship Between Learning Styles and Student Learning in Online Courses

  1. Susan Featro, Wilkes University, United States
Thursday, March 10 12:00-12:30 PM Oaklands

Abstract: Just as learning styles affect how students learn in traditional face-to-face courses, learning styles also influence student learning in online courses. This paper reviews multiple research studies that have addressed learning styles and student learning in online courses. Some studies have found a relationship between learning styles and student learning, while others failed to detect a significant relationship. Since different researchers have used different learning style inventories as research instruments, comparisons can not always be clearly drawn, yet each of these studies constitutes a contribution to the field of learning styles and online learning. Conflicting results and a need for ...