A Study of a Learning Style Index to Support an Intelligent and Adaptive Learning Systems

  • Mohamed Hamada
  • Kuseke Nishikawa
  • John Brine
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 17)


An intelligent and adaptive learning system should adjust the content in order to ensure a faster and better performance in the learning process. One way is to help the learners and teachers to discover the preferences of learners. A learning style index is a method to classify the learning preferences of learners. Learning preferences can then help learners to find their most effective way to learn. It can also help teachers to adopt suitable learning materials for an efficient learning. This chapter is concerned with the study, implementation, and application of a web-based learning style index. We also describe a case study on the integration of the learning style index into an adaptive and intelligent e-learning system.


Teaching Style Learning Preference Visual Learner Junior High School Student Reflective Learner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate SchoolThe University of AizuAizuwakamatsuJapan
  2. 2.Direction of Primary Education of Eastern ThessalonikiThessalonikiJapan

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