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A Study on Learning Style of Level-Differentiated College Mathematics Classes: Focusing on College of Engineering Students
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A Study on Learning Style of Level-Differentiated College Mathematics Classes: Focusing on College of Engineering Students
Lee, Yoon-Gyeong;
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This study examined the level-differentiated mathematic classes to offer basic data for effective college mathematics curriculum. Using the Kolb Learning Style, this study surveyed 213 college engineering students in 6 level-differentiated classes in one university and analyzed the significant consequence. The results showed that the ranking of the Learning Style in a superior mathematic class is Diverger, Accommodator, Assimilator, and Converger. Second, the ranking of the Learning Style in the inferior mathematics class was Accommodator, Diverger, Assimilator, and Converger. Third, for effective class of superior mathematics class, professors need to give sufficient time to analyze mathematics problems by the students themselves. Fourth, for an effective class of inferior mathematic class, professors need to use experimental and diverse teaching method to enhance the students` concentration and learning achievement. Based on this study, professors should develop teaching methods that fit the students` Learning Style and the properties of college mathematics curriculum.
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