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Facilitating Student Completion Of Independent Research – Strategies For Success, Gary J. Burkholder, Rebecca Jobe, George Smeaton, Heather Renee Frederick, Eric Riedel Aug 2008

Facilitating Student Completion Of Independent Research – Strategies For Success, Gary J. Burkholder, Rebecca Jobe, George Smeaton, Heather Renee Frederick, Eric Riedel

School of Psychology Publications

116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA


The Relationship Between Learning Style Preference And Achievement In The Adult Student In A Multicultural College., Matilde E. Roig Jan 2008

The Relationship Between Learning Style Preference And Achievement In The Adult Student In A Multicultural College., Matilde E. Roig

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Minority college students have varied learning styles and process information from distinct background and cultural perspectives, which influences their learning. Accordingly, the way faculty approach teaching affects student achievement. Few minorities are in scientific fields, with a shortage of scientists predicted. A problem exists in understanding the relationship between learning style preferences and achievement of minority college students. The purpose of the study was to investigate this relationship in adult minority students in a South Florida college's biology courses. Research questions pertained to relationships between learning style preferences, race, ethnicity and grades. This quantitative study used the online Felder-Soloman ...