Female Perspective on Learning Styles: English Department Students Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara
- 10.2991/isseh-18.2019.41How to use a DOI?
- English students; learning styles; perspective
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%.)
- © 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/).
Cite this article
TY - CONF AU - Adi F. Mahmud AU - Salwa Muin AU - Nursina Hamia PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - Female Perspective on Learning Styles: English Department Students Universitas Muhammadiyah Maluku Utara BT - Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 181 EP - 184 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.41 DO - 10.2991/isseh-18.2019.41 ID - Mahmud2019/03 ER -