Analyzing learning styles of students to improve educational practices for computer literacy course


UZUN A., BALTACI GÖKTALAY Ş., Oncu S., ŞENTÜRK A.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.4125-4129 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.211
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.4125-4129
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Analyzing the students' learning style is a rather important factor in the preparation of learner-centered instructional design activities. The purpose of the present study was to determine the learning styles of students at Uludag University Faculty of Education in order to develop teaching strategies for the Computer Literacy Courses to be conducted in the future years. The study was conducted during the spring semester of the 2010 academic year. A total of 921 students from different departments of the faculty participated in this study. According to the data obtained from the study, it was concluded that students' learning style profiles were similar across all of the departments. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu