Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2020)

EFL Learners Preference of Learning Style in ESP Class

Authors
Arjuna Peranginangin, Alvin Zonathan Sagala, Elvi Yosna Lulbis, Aldo Elias Alrisky Pasaribu
Corresponding Author
Arjuna Peranginangin
Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201124.008How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Learning Styles, EFL Learners, Dominant Learning Styles, ESP Class
Abstract
Understanding students learning style were prior for every teacher and lecturer in order to help student aware of their learning style. It helped student understand how they should learn and empower them to achieve the learning substantives. Moreover, none of the research been conducted learning style to English as Specific Purpose class, that is become the research gap. The aim of this study was to identify students learning styles. The participant were thirty seven students from English as Specific Purpose class, majored shipping management and vessel engineering. The instrument that used for collecting data was Innovative Learning Experience (I.L.E) adapted from Centre for Innovative Teaching Experiences (C.I.T.E.) supported by questionnaires. The Finding illustrated that several students use of multimodal learning styles preferences and also some of them dominant only in one style. Moreover, the dominant of learning style for students in the faculty of shipping management was the Social Group (45%). These students learn best when in a group. In contrast the minor learning styles in this faculty was the Expressive Oral (0%). Thus, the dominant of learning style for students in the faculty of vessel engineering were Kinesthetic Tactile (63%), these students learn better when being involved, and Social Group (63%), these students learn best when in a group. In reverse the minor learning styles in this faculty were the Social Individual (13%), Expressive Oral (13%), and Expressive Written (13%).
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AU  - Arjuna Peranginangin
AU  - Alvin Zonathan Sagala
AU  - Elvi Yosna Lulbis
AU  - Aldo Elias Alrisky Pasaribu
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/11/25
TI  - EFL Learners Preference of Learning Style in ESP Class
BT  - The 5th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 32
EP  - 35
SN  - 2352-5398
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