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Volume 48, 2018ERPA International Congresses on Education 2018 (ERPA 2018)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||15 August 2018|
Determining the learning preferences of the students of the faculty of health sciences in Cyprus International University
Akdeniz University, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Antalya, 70002, Turkey
2 Pamukkale Univesity , School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Denizli, 20160, Turkey
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of the study is to examine the learning preferences of students at the Cyprus International University of Health Sciences and determine whether these preferences have changed according to department and sex. A total of 150 students participated in the study. While 61 of the students were female and 89 were male, the mean age was 22.06 ± 1.23 years. VARK [Visual, Aural, Read-write, Kinesthetic] Learning Preferences Inventory was used to determine students’ learning preferences. As a result of the study participants mostly found "Kinesthetic" style (4.84 ± 2.13). However, there were no significant differences in terms of department and gender factors in any dimension (p> 0.05). Based on the results of this study, we think that determining the learning style that students are likely to lead to the selection of suitable techniques for the trainees.
Key words: Learning preferences / students / health sciences faculty
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