The Index of Learning Styles (ILS) instrument based on the Felder-Silverman Learning Style Model was used to determine distribution of learning styles of eighty Egyptian business students enrolled in an Egyptian institution of higher education. Results show that Egyptian business students surveyed in this study prefer sensing, visual, active, and sequential learning styles over intuitive, verbal, reflective, and global learning styles respectively. The majority of business students have a balanced learning style in all four dimensions of the Felder-Silverman model. Gender difference in learning style preference was statistically significant for only two of the four dimensions. The small gender difference was deemed inconsequential for designing teaching and learning methods. More than 85 percent of Egyptian business students are likely to benefit from teaching methods geared toward sensing, visual, active, and sequential learners.
Naik, Bijayananda; Tech, Deb; and El-Bendary, Nashwa, "LEARNING STYLES OF EGYPTIAN BUSINESS STUDENTS" (2011). Faculty Research & Publications. 255.