NORDSCI Conference proceedings 2023, Book 1, Volume 6
EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
MULTIVARIANCE OF LEARNING STYLES AND EDUCATIONAL METHODS APPLIED IN FORMAL UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marta Matulčíková, Assoc. Prof. Daniela Breveníková
The aim of the research paper is to identify types of learners based on the Fleming VARK learning styles and selected learning models applicable in formal university education. The focus is on two higher education fields of study, namely Social, economic and law sciences (6213 – Economics and Management) and Education (7605 – Teacher Training and Educational Sciences). The introduction contains the explanation of basic concepts of learning styles and selected learning models. The results of questionnaire research distributed online in the period from February to April 2023 are presented in a separate part of the paper. Replies of 194 respondents from three countries (the Slovak Republic, the Czech Republic and the Hellenic Republic) were prevailingly processed by means of statistical methods and then verbally interpreted. Jamovi, Version 4.1 statistical software and MS Excel were used for data processing. To analyse data, we used contingency tables and descriptive statistics. Results of analysis show that most students belong to visual and kinesthetic types. Respondents’ replies indicate the learning style models are mainly applied in the field of study Teacher Training and Educational Sciences. The research paper is written in accordance with the aims of the primary research project VEGA No. 1/0328/21 “Post-pandemic business management: identifying temporary and sustainable changes in sequential and parallel management functions in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
learning style (LS), educational method, models of learning style, formal university education
NORDSCI Conference proceedings 2023, Book 1, Volume 6, ISSN 2603-4107, ISBN 978-619-7495-33-1, DOI 10.32008/NORDSCI2023/B1/V6/12,145 - 152 pp