Integration of Instructional Models and Learning Styles for Open and Distance Learning Environment

Zuhri Arafah Zulkifli, Anis Afiqah Sharip, Siti Maisatah Md Zain, Nurul Najwa Abdul Rahid Abdul Rashid, Raihana Md Saidi, Nur Aimuni Md Rashid, Alya Geigiana


The widespread use of technologies is increasing exponentially in various sectors including education. In relation to this, Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is one of the methods in delivering lectures through the use of internet. ODL has been proposed years back but the implementation is getting obvious lately. Due to unforeseen circumstances, ODL is the best medium to ensure the effectiveness of the deliverable. An instructional model is used as a method to guide teaching process. This method would be more useful when it can integrate with learning styles as well. This paper aims to integrate instructional models with learning styles for the ODL environment. Based on the previous research, classifying the instructional models that fit best to the learning styles would help in enhancing student performance. This integration will also give benefits towards educators significantly. To conclude, a well-designed instructional model that is align with learning styles will give a great impact on teaching and learning process.

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)  ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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