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The relationship between learning styles and teaching methodology with the achievement of civil engineering studies at secondary technical school in Negeri Sembilan

Yahaya, Azizi (2011) The relationship between learning styles and teaching methodology with the achievement of civil engineering studies at secondary technical school in Negeri Sembilan. Elixir Psychology (41). pp. 5900-5906. ISSN 2229-712x

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Abstract

The purpose of this descriptive study was to survey the relation between students’s learning style and teacher’s teaching methods which apply towards the achievements in CES subject in three Technical School in Negeri Sembilan. Respondent of the research involving 180 students and a questionnaire was used as research instrument. This questionnaire contained two parts, which were Part A; seven questions related to background of respondents and Part B containing 36 items related to 3 types of learning styles and 2 types of teaching methods. The acquired overall alpha value was 0.844 and possessed high trustworthiness questions. Data were analyzed using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Science) software version 15 to acquire frequency, percentage and mean that were later shown in table form. Acquired study findings showed that auditory learning style was the most dominant learning style which applied among the students whereas demonstration method was the most dominant teaching method used among the teachers. In this study, it was discovered that no significant relation between visual and kinesthetic learning style with the achievements in Civil Engineering Studies (CES) subject whereas there was a significant relation between auditory with the subject achievements. For analysis of relation between learning styles and teaching methods there was a significant relation between both of them. This research suggest a further research to find the effectiveness of teacher’s teaching methods which must be required to attain correct information and used it to solve the student’s achievement problems

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:19907
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:16 Dec 2011 16:21
Last Modified:16 Dec 2011 16:21

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