EFL Learners Preference of Learning Style in ESP Class
Arjuna Peranginangin, Alvin Zonathan Sagala, Elvi Yosna Lulbis, Aldo Elias Alrisky Pasaribu
Available Online 25 November 2020.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201124.008How to use a DOI?
- Learning Styles, EFL Learners, Dominant Learning Styles, ESP Class
- 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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TY - CONF 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 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201124.008 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201124.008 ID - Peranginangin2020 ER -