Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)

Female Perspective on Learning Styles: English Department Students Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara

Authors
Adi F. Mahmud, Salwa Muin, Nursina Hamia
Corresponding Author
Adi F. Mahmud
Available Online March 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.41How to use a DOI?
Keywords
English students; learning styles; perspective
Abstract

Understanding learning styles can enhance teaching and learning effectiveness by identifying students’ preference for comprehending and utilizing the information presented in classes. This study aims to (1) investigate what learning styles preferred by females students (2) what females students dominantly use learning styles. The students' learning styles preference based on Reid’s categories (visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile, group and individual). Thirty (30) female English students program participated in filling questionnaires. Data were analyzed through SPSS 16.0 version. Results of the study indicated that all female English students’ learning styles include in the standard categories. Learning styles used by female English students in learning English at Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara (UMMU) are visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile, group and individual. It in line with Reid’s categories, (2) the dominant learning styles preferred by female English students at Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara; first individual learning styles (69.20%), second group (66.20%), third kinesthetic (61.30%), fourth auditory (45.50%), fifth (41.70%.), and the last one is visual 37.40%.)

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-692-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.41How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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