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Learning styles and absenteeism: Is there a connection?

Author(s): King, J.

Citation: King, J. (1995). Learning styles and absenteeism: Is there a connection?. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience, 7(1), 67-82.



The author examined the relationship between learning styles and the rate of absenteeism at a two-year institution. No significant relationship was found, except in the case of those students who preferred kinesthetic methods of learning. Their rate of absenteeism was lower. Related topic heading(s): Research


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