LEARNING STYLES OF ENGLISH PREPARATORY SCHOOL STUDENTS AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF THEIR PROFICIENCY WITH LEARNING STYLES AND GENDER

Fatih GÜNGÖR, Demet YAYLI, Gülsün SOFRACI, Dilek ÇELİK

Özet


This study aims to determine the learning styles of English Preparatory School students, and examine the relationship of their proficiency scores with their learning styles and gender. A sample of 263 preparatory school students participated in the study, and their learning styles were determined by using Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory (LSI). The most prevailing learning styles were diverging and accommodating. However, any statistical significance could not be found in the relationship of proficiency with their learning styles and gender. What is advised is to employ adequate strategies to involve all learners in teaching and learning processes. 

 

İNGİLİZCE HAZIRLIK OKULU ÖĞRENCİLERİNİN ÖĞRENME STİLLERİ VE BAŞARI PUANLARININ ÖĞRENME STİLLERİ VE CİNSİYETLERİYLE İLİŞKİSİ

 

Bu çalışma İngilizce Hazırlık Okulu öğrencilerinin öğrenme stillerini tespit etmek ve başarı puanlarınının öğrenme stilleri ve cinsiyetleriyle arasındaki ilişkiyi araştırmaktır. Çalışmaya 263 hazırlık okulu öğrencisi katılmış ve bunların öğrenme stilleri Kolb’un Öğrenme Stilleri Envanteri ile belirlenmiştir. En baskın öğrenme stilleri değiştiren ve yerleştirendir. Öte yandan, başarı puanlarıyla öğrenme stilleri ve cinsiyet arasında istatistiksel olarak anlamlı bir fark bulunamamıştır. Bu açıdan öğretme ve öğrenme süreçlerinde tüm öğrencileri dahil edecek uygun stratejiler kullanılması önerilmektedir. 


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learning styles, English preparatory school, gender

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