Determination of Learning Styles among Nursing Students

Authors

  • Pooja Gill
  • Parul
  • Yogesh Kumar
  • Jyoti Sarin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17025

Keywords:

Learning styles, Nursing students, Baccalaureate.

Abstract

Nursing education furnishes students with the learning qualities required for their profession and also makes
students lifelong learners. Aim of the study was to evaluate the learning styles among nursing students. A
quantitative approach with descriptive design was applied. A total of 122 students were recruited by purposive
sampling from two nursing colleges, selected by convenient sampling. In addition, tools used for the study
were structured questionnaire for sample characteristics and Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory. Learning
styles were assessed after collecting baseline data. Results indicated that the most preferred learning style
was turned out to be Accommodator (35%). Findings concluded that there is a diversity of learning styles
among nursing students as the students were having all the types of learning styles.

Author Biographies

Pooja Gill

Nursing Tutor, Department of Mental Health Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Parul

Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Yogesh Kumar

Professor, Department of Child Health Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Jyoti Sarin

Dean-Principal, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar
Deemed to be University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Pooja Gill, Parul, Yogesh Kumar, & Jyoti Sarin. (2021). Determination of Learning Styles among Nursing Students. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 2151-2154. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17025

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