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Kolb’s Learning Styles and Approaches to Learning through the Use of Students’ Critical Questions

ByPATRÍCIA ALMEIDA, HELENA PEDROSA DE JESUS, AND MIKE WATTS

Is criticality a learning style? Being critical is of paramount importance in the world of higher education as, arguably, it is elsewhere. Is being critical a learned behavior, or are there general dispositions that lend some students a critical edge that others struggle to fi nd?