A STUDY ON LEARNING STRATEGIES EMPLOYEDBY AUDITORY

HARTATI, YULI (2010) A STUDY ON LEARNING STRATEGIES EMPLOYEDBY AUDITORY. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This research aimed at studying learning strategies employed by auditory and visual learners in learning English and the most dominant strategy they apply. This study tried to know the learners’ strategies based on their styles. Learning strategies are the learners’ solution to solve their learning problems. Knowing the learners’ strategies was important to improve their learning. The teacher could use the right method to teach them. Auditory learners learnt best when they listen to the material. In other hand, the visual learners understood well in visualization. Learning strategies in this research were classified into three kinds. They were cognitive, metacognitive and socio-affective strategies. This research used quantitative research. The researcher also applied descriptive design to describe the learning strategies employed by auditory and visual learners. The population of this research was the learners at MAN 3 Malang. The researcher used cluster random sampling. Lottery was the way to take the sample. The researcher got science program 1 class as the sample. This research used closed questionnaire to collect the data. There were two questionnaires. The first questionnaire was distributed to identify the auditory and visual learners. After knowing the auditory and visual learners, the researcher gave the second questionnaire to the auditory and visual learners. It was aimed to know their learning strategies. The finding showed that the total auditory learners were 8 learners and the visual learners were 11 learners. The auditory and visual learners used three strategies in learning English. They were cognitive, metacognitive and socio-affective strategies. The most dominant strategy employed by auditory learners was socio-affective strategy. It meant that the auditory learners mostly discussed to their friends and also asked to their teacher when they found some English problems. Moreover, the visual learners mostly employed cognitive strategies. They liked to make creative notes when they learnt English.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2012 10:20
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2012 10:20
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/485

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