Learning Styles Preferred by Basic Listening Class Students at English Department UNP
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- learning style, basic listening
The variation of students in acquiring and understanding knowledge is influenced by learning styles. Each student has a variety of learning styles including visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learning style. Besides, it is very infrequent of them to aware of learning strategies that are compatible with their learning styles. Understanding learning styles may help students understand how they study and motivate themselves to achieve learning goals. This research was conducted to analyze the learning style preferred by students in the Basic Listening class at English Department, Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP). The analysis of this research was carried out through quantitative research. The study sample was all students who took Basic Listening course in batch 2019. The sample of this research was selected using a random sampling technique. The data was collected using two questionnaires that are Index of Learning Styles (ILS) Learning Style Questionnaire and VARK Questionnaire (Version 7.8). The analysis found that students who learned Basic Listening at English Department, UNP had different learning styles and the majority of their learning styles were dominated by visual styles. From both questionnaires, the students mostly have visual learning style. The percentage is 75,33% from ILS questionnaire and 56,33% from VARK questionnaire. It means that students in Basic Listening class easily understand the lessons that use images, graphs, maps, time lines, films, displays, etc.
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TY - CONF AU - Don Narius AU - Aryuliva Adnan AU - Juliance Primurizki PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/11 TI - Learning Styles Preferred by Basic Listening Class Students at English Department UNP BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on English Language and Teaching (ICOELT 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 220 EP - 224 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200306.037 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200306.037 ID - Narius2020 ER -