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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2007, 5(4): 64-76 Back to browse issues page
A Research on the Learning Styles and preferences of the Students at Torbat Heydariyeh Nursing and Midwifery, 1386
H Ranjbar 1, H Esmaili
1- , ho_ra72@yahoo.com
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  Introduction: learning style is an important consideration in the teaching - learning process. People have their own unique styles of learning. Understanding the preferred styles of learning of the students can help us to teach in a way that is in conformity with the students' personal styles. Thus, this study has been undergone with the aim of identifying the learning styles of students of the Nursing and Midwifery College of Torbat Heydariyeh.

  Methods: This study is a descriptive-analytic research which has been done in cross-section and includes all the students studying at the Nursing and Midwifery College of Torbat Heydariyeh. In this research, learning style of the students and its relationship in regards with differentials, such as, age, major, semester and average marks of students' progress were studied.

  The Kolb Learning Inventory was used for collection of data. The accumulated data was analyzed using the spss statistical software in chi-square statistical exams and the One-Way Analysis Variance.

  Results: A meaningful difference was seen among the styles of learning in the subjects under study (p<0.001). The dominant styles of learning among the students of nursing and midwifery in this research were the Accommodator Style (86%) and the Divergent Style (17.6%).

Conclusion: It is essential for the instructors of nursing to become aware of the learning styles of their students and that they should use techniques of teaching based on styles of their students in order to meet effectively outcomes
Keywords: learning style, Kolb theory
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Ranjbar H, Esmaili H. A Research on the Learning Styles and preferences of the Students at Torbat Heydariyeh Nursing and Midwifery, 1386. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2007; 5 (4) :64-76
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مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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