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An assessment of preferred learning styles of undergraduate health, physical education, and sport sciences professional program students
by Colvey, Misty, M.S., Arkansas State University, 2014, 77; 1555343
Abstract (Summary)

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate relationships among learning styles, overall GPA, and major in undergraduate students enrolled in professional programs in the department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences. Methods: This study compared the learning styles of the students to their overall GPA, using the Computerized Assessment Program- Styles of Learning (CAPSOLĀ©) Form B and self-reported GPA. Results: Participants consisted of 231 Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences undergraduate students. Correlation was found between preferred learning styles and actual overall GPA, major and actual overall GPA, and self-reported GPA and actual overall GPA. Conclusion: Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences undergraduate students resulted in preferred learning styles of individual, sequential, and bodily kinesthetic.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Perkey, Dennis
Commitee: Adams, Thomas, Bryant, Lance, Church, Brian, Jones, Marla
School: Arkansas State University
Department: Exercise Science
School Location: United States -- Arkansas
Source: MAI 52/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Education, Physical education, Kinesiology
Keywords: Athletic training, Exercise science, Health promotion, Physical education, Preferred learning styles, Sport management
Publication Number: 1555343
ISBN: 978-1-303-87636-3
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