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ERIC Number: EJ1231026
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-2217
Relationship between Learning Strategies in Mathematics and Learning Styles among IX Standard Students
Saraswathy, R.
Journal on School Educational Technology, v15 n1 p36-44 Jun-Aug 2019
This research aims to investigate the relationship between learning strategies in mathematics and learning styles among IX standard students. The study included the categorical variables gender and medium of instruction. In this study, 88 students studying in IX standard from government, government aided, and private schools in Salem district, Tamil Nadu, India were selected through random sampling technique. Normative survey method was adopted for the study. Learning strategies in mathematics scale was standardized and it consisted of 68 statements with four strategies, viz. cognitive strategies, meta-cognitive strategies, non-informational resources management, and informational resources management. The second tool was Honey and Mumford's Learning Style Questionnaire, which consisted of 80 items on four styles, viz. Activist, Reflector, Theorist, and Pragmatist. The data collected from the samples are statistically analyzed by using percentage analysis and correlation technique. Result shows that information resources management strategy was the most followed learning strategy and reflector style was the most preferred learning style. Result also shows that there is significant positive correlation between learning strategies in mathematics and learning styles.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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