Adult Learning Methods in Health Education Institutions

  • Cristina Virag-Iorga PhD, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
  • Cristian Silviu Banacu University Professor PhD, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Keywords: Learning, learning style, adults, health education, general nurse

Abstract

The research aims to identify learning styles in health education institutions. The analysis was applied in post-secondary health schools, identifying in addition to the general characteristics of the group, particular aspects of the Kolb model, which determines the belonging to a learning style.

The research tool used was Kolb's questionnaire, it was applied in two health education units, in order to be able to capture possible differences between the learning styles present in the respondents of the general nurse specialization. It should be noted that the emphasis was on the four learning styles present in Kolb's model, as this model is the best known and it is still widely used in research.

The study highlighted the fact that there is a diversity of learning styles identified within these health education institutions that depend to a greater or lesser extent on the age of the respondents.

This research can be extended, being able to be applied in several post-secondary health education units in order to increase the degree of accuracy, the study can be carried out both in state or private health education units, thus increasing the complexity and will be able to obtain even more relevant results.

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Published
2022-01-13
How to Cite
Virag-Iorga, C., & Banacu, C. (2022). Adult Learning Methods in Health Education Institutions. LUMEN Proceedings, 17, 714-722. https://doi.org/10.18662/wlc2021/72