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Learning style preferences of architecture and interior design students in Saudi Arabia: A survey
Labib Wafa, , Bayram Goze, Nurunnabi Mohammad,
Published in Elsevier BV
2019
Volume: 6
   
Pages: 961 - 967
Abstract
This method article examines the Felder and Soloman's (1999) Index of Learning Styles (ILS) questionnaire in the context of Saudi Arabian higher education. Specifically, it aims at exploring the learning styles preferences among the students in Interior Design and Architecture program. Clustering approach is used by grouping students based on the similarities measure of their learning style. The findings reveal that students in both programs share learning style of Reflective, Intuitive, Verbal and Global at 57% or higher. • Little research has focused on the Learning Styles preferences in higher education. • There is no significant difference of learning style preferences between Interior Design and Architecture students. • Reflecting learning style in university is reinforced by local elementary and high schools • The data can be used by the scientific community to explore differences in learning style preferences (e.g. students of different genders). © 2019 The Author(s)
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PublisherData powered by TypesetElsevier BV
ISSN22150161
Open AccessNo