Learning Styles and Learners' Preference: A Study of Undergraduate Students in an Online Nursing Program

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2022-09
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Adeyeye, Michale
Oyeleke, Oluniyi
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Fostering Lifelong Learning // "This study investigated the learning styles and learners’ preferences in an online nursing program of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. The learning styles investigated are visual, verbal, aural, social, logical, physical, and solitary, while the learning materials are video, forum and text. Comparisons were made across the levels of studies with a view of gaining knowledge of the adjustment rate of learners across the years of course of study. // The study employed survey method of data collection. Questionnaire items were administered to the participants and data obtained was analysed by frequency distribution and mean statistics wherein the lowest mean value indicates the most preferred learning style. // The results show the distribution of learning styles of the participants in order of preference as visual, verbal, aural, social, logical, physical and solitary. In addition, direction of preference for the combination of learning materials are video and text, video and forum, forum and text and video only; and the most preferred length of video is between 10-30 minutes. The findings also show that there is no significant difference in learning preferences among learners across levels of study." // Paper ID 6687
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Learning Style, Learning Preference, Online Learning
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Nigeria
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Africa
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