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Nami K, Ghalavandi H, Hosseinpoor A R. The Role of students personality traits on students learning style in University of Medical Sciences. راهبردهای توسعه در آموزش پزشکی . 2014; 1 (2) :59-68
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Introduction: Learning style is performance indicators for each individual in the process of receiving information for learning. Personality traits are the factors affecting learning styles and Knowledge of personality is helpful to effectively tackle the problems of life. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality traits and and kolb learning style that among Bandar Abbas University of Medical Sciences was conducted.

Methods: Research method was correlation, and statistical population included and 300 students participated in this study Participants were asked to complete the five factor personality questionnaire (NEO-FFI) and kolb leaning style questionnaireThe reliability and validity of the scales were reported optimal. In order to test study hypothesis multiple regression analysis and MANOVA were used.

Results: The results showed that there were significant relationships among the components of personality traits (extraversion, agreeableness desire for new experiences) and their lerning style. But there was no significant relationship between neuroticism and duti fulness. In addition, there is the significant negative correlation between extraversion and converging learning style (P=0.00, β=-0.48) and the desire for new experiences has a significant positive relationship with converging learning style (P=0.01, β=-0.29). There is the significant negative correlation between agreement and divergent learning style (P=0.02, β=-0.27) and the desire for new experiences has a significant positive relationship with converging learning style (P=0.001, β=-0.37).

Conclusion: The results showed that there were significant relationships among the components of personality traits and their lerning style. But there was no significant relationship between neuroticism and duti fulness. In addition, there is the significant negative correlation between extraversion and converging learning style. And the desire for new experiences has a significant positive relationship with converging learning style. There is the significant negative correlation between agreement and divergent learning style. And the desire for new experiences has a significant positive relationship with converging learning style.

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Received: 2015/01/6 | Accepted: 2015/04/25 | Published: 2016/08/14

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