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Learning Styles of Students at the Department of Computer Science – University of Potsdam

Abstract : This paper is part of a research to understand the learning style preferences of students at the computer science department – University of Potsdam, to be aware of which changes are necessary to be adopted in the teaching methods, in an attempt to make an impact on reducing the dropout rate among students, and to suggest a better learning environment meeting most of the students’ learning style preferences. It will present and discuss initial results of using the Index of Learning Styles (ILS) questionnaire developed by Felder and Soloman, which is a 44-item questionnaire for identifying the learning styles according to Felder-Silverman learning style model FSLSM.
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Loay Al-Saffar. Learning Styles of Students at the Department of Computer Science – University of Potsdam. IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Educational Management (ITEM) and IFIP Conference on Key Competencies for Educating ICT Professionals (KCICTP), Jul 2014, Potsdam, Germany. pp.68-75, ⟨10.1007/978-3-662-45770-2_8⟩. ⟨hal-01342687⟩

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