Learning style scales and studies used with students of health departments of universities between 1998-2008

Babadogan C., Budakoglu I.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.2462-2466 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.503
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.2462-2466


In this study it is aimed to determine the studies and used scales with students of health departments of universities in 1998-2008. PUBMED, Cochrane, EBSCO and Clinical Evidence data basis were searched between the dates 25 April - 15 June 2009. "Learning style" was used as key world for all data basis. The inclusion criteria were the date (1998-2008) and population (health department of universities) of study. We reached 25 full text articles. The study populations were comprises mostly medical and nursery students. Of the nine studies Kolb Learning Style Inventory, three studies Felder and Solomon's Learning Style Inventory and three studies VARK were used. There are many studies that have been used different scales/inventory in health area. The investigator should select any of them according to their subscales which are needed. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu