The Vark Learning Styles among University Students of Business Schools

Jenny L. Espinoza-Poves, Walter A. Miranda-Vilchez, Raquel Chafloque-Cespedes

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Abstract

The aim of this research was to know the learning styles in the students of the business schools of a private university in the Department of Lambayeque. An applied survey, a test of VARK learning styles, was applied to 218 university students (71 students of Administration and 147 students of International Business Administration), from the II to X term of the business schools of said University. During the first semester of the 2018, it was found that 25.5% of students have a multimodal learning style. It was also found that age is significantly associated with learning styles. Finally, a significant relationship between the learning style and the professional school is demonstrated. On the one hand the Administration students have mostly a multimodal learning style (two or more styles), while international business students have a reading/writing learning style.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-415
Number of pages16
JournalPropósitos y Representaciones
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Learning Styles
  • VARK
  • Multimodal Learning
  • Reading/Writing Learning
  • Undergraduate Students

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    Espinoza-Poves, J. L., Miranda-Vilchez, W. A., & Chafloque-Cespedes, R. (2019). The Vark Learning Styles among University Students of Business Schools. Propósitos y Representaciones, 7(2), 400-415. https://doi.org/10.20511/pyr2019.v7n2.254