The learning style of each student influences in the form it perceives and it processes the received information. To 62 dental students of the Universidad de los Andes the Inventory of Learning Styles by Kolb was applied to them. The obtained results were related to the averages of cognitive and practical notes of these students in Radiology. Most of the students they turned out to be convergent and one concluded that it exists relation between the style of learning and the qualifications of the students. The convergent and divergent students obtained better qualification in the practical area respect to the cognitive area. Most of bad mark that is registered in the cognitive area they correspond to divergent students.
KEY WORDS: learning styles, theoretical-practical performance, dentistry.
How to cite this article
CONCHA, S. G. & LÓPEZ, B. I. Learning styles and theoretical-practical performance of radiology students in dentistry third year. Int. J. Odontostomat., 3(1):23-28, 2009.