How Do Management Students Prefer to Learn? Why Should We Care?

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International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, ISSN: 1931-4744, Vol: 3, Issue: 1, Page: 21

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol3/iss1/21; https://works.bepress.com/mark_d_hanna/16
DOI:
10.20429/ijsotl.2009.030121
Author(s):
Bernardes, Ednilson; Hanna, Mark
Publisher(s):
Georgia Southern University
Tags:
Learning styles; Management; Sensory approach; Instruction; VARK
article description
This paper reports the findings of a study of the learning styles of students in the operations management class at a regional comprehensive university in southeastern United States. Extant learning styles are found to be highly diverse and differ by student gender. However, in contrast to at least one prior study, the learning styles of our respondents did not differ by student major. Five areas of opportunity for future research arising from the results of this study are identified in the paper’s conclusion.