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ERIC Number: EJ1017397
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Effect of Students' Learning Styles to Their Academic Success
Gokalp, Murat
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n17 p1634-1641 Sep 2013
This study was aimed to evaluate the learning styles of education faculty students and to determine the effect of their success and relationship between their learning styles and academic success. The population of this study is comprised of the students of Ondokuz Mayis University Education Faculty and the sample includes 140, 68 art, 72 pre-school teacher department students. Depending on the results obtained from pre-test, it was aimed to improve students' knowledge of and skills in studying. There was a significant difference between the scores of pre and post tests. The significant relationship between the scores of post test and the student success revealed that they learned how to study effectively. The validity and reliability of the test was determined by considering the Cronbach alpha coefficients for each and all of the items. The study has found statistically significant differences between the results of the first and final applications of the subtests on learning styles and academic success; those subtests covered the items as learning, planned study, effective reading, listening, writing, note taking, using the library, getting prepared for and taking exams, class participation and motivation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Learning Style Inventory
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