There are many different approaches to learning, but the three main styles are visual, auditory, and tactile.
Visual learning style is a style in which the information is visualized in the mind's eye. They find it easier to visualize information rather than hear about it.
The performance scores of males were found higher in Finance and Marketing disciplines, whereas scores of females were higher in Human Resource and International Business disciplines irrespective of non consistency in all the groups.
The study concludes that instructors should use a learning strategy matching with the style of each learner in different majors of management opted by the students.
Learning styles; Kolb; Experiential learning theory; Gender; Management education The term “learning styles” is being used in educational literature since 1970s.
It has been used synonymously with cognitive style and thinking style.
Results of the study indicate that the distribution of learning style type preference of the chosen sample of students was more concentrated towards assimilating and converging styles.
Further results also indicate non-significant difference of learning style and gender in all groups.
This is because it is easier for them to take in information this way. Tactile learning style is a style that involves learning by touching or doing things.
Tactile learners may find it easier to make a model rather than just read or look at the book.