Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 34, Pages: 1-8
Geomar Molina-Bolivar1 , Iris Jimenez Pitre1 and Patricia Chavarry Ysla2*
*Author for correspondence
Patricia Chavarry Ysla,
Universidad Privada del Norte - Peru; [email protected]
Objective: This research was to identify the learning styles (EA) used by students in the program of Biology at the University of La Guajira (Colombia) and of the biomedical area of the University of the Lord of Sipan (Peru), in order to establish a direct relationship between these styles. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Subjects were surveyed 36 first half of the program of Biology at the University of La Guajira, and 36 in the second half of the biomedical area of the University of the Lord of Sipan. For the collection of the information was used the questionnaire learning styles Honey-Alonso (CHAEA). Findings: Subsequently, a descriptive analysis was performed and standard deviation of the data. The students of the University of La Guajira (Colombia), showed mainly a pragmatic style, in contrast to the students of the University of the Lord of Sipan (Peru), which showed mainly a reflective style. Application/Improvements: However, in both groups of students is considered to be a trend toward a mixed learning style. It is recommended to teachers to encourage students to strengthen the learning processes using various tools.
Keywords: Active Learning, Learning Pragmatic, Learning Styles, Reflective Learning, Theoretical Learning
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