Volume 11, Number 3

Different Learning Styles and the 4 MAT in Science


Adolfo E. Obaya-Valdivia1, Dulce Parrales-Vargas2, Carlos Montaño Osorio1, 1FES Cuautitlán UNAM, México, 2CCH Naucalpan UNAM, México


This paper reviews the different learning styles in science, NLP, Kolb, Felder and Silverman, Hermann, McCarthy explaining their main characteristics and concluding with the socalled 4 MAT, which integrates them into a single model with eight pedagogical steps that must be covered in their entirety to connect teaching with student learning in an effective way.


learning styles, science, pedagogical steps, 4 MAT