The Mathematics Learning Styles of Vocational College Students

Serpil Yorganci


APA 6th edition
Yorganci, S. (2018). The Mathematics Learning Styles of Vocational College Students. European Journal of Educational Research, 7(4), 935-940. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.935

Harvard
Yorganci S. 2018 'The Mathematics Learning Styles of Vocational College Students', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 935-940. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.935

Chicago 16th edition
Yorganci, Serpil . "The Mathematics Learning Styles of Vocational College Students". (2018)European Journal of Educational Research 7, no. 4(2018): 935-940. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.7.4.935

Abstract

The researcher investigated the mathematics learning styles of vocational college students during fall 2017 and spring 2018. 94 students enrolled in the vocational college of a public university completed the questionnaire "How Do I Actually Learn?" developed by Forster. Scale has four learning styles: reflective, inquisitive, diligent and user. The results of the research revealed that the most preferred learning model was user learning style in mathematics learning. Most of the students preferred to learn mathematics by writing the solutions, and reading through their notes or work. There were also statistically significant differences in mathematics learning styles among students according to their academic achievement. According to the results, students with high level of success were more inquisitive than students with low levels.

Keywords: Learning styles, mathematics learning styles, mathematics education, vocational college.


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