LEARNING STYLES AND LEARNING STRATEGIES USED BY THE STUDENTS IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT MAN MALANG I

IAYAH, NNUR (2007) LEARNING STYLES AND LEARNING STRATEGIES USED BY THE STUDENTS IN LEARNING ENGLISH AT MAN MALANG I. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

This research aimed at studying the learning styles and learning strategies on the students in learning English at MAN Malang I. this study tried to find out the learning styles and learning strategies used by the students in learning English. Language learning styles and strategies appear to be among the most important variablesinflluencing performance in a second language. Second langauge teachers could benefit by assessing the learning style and strategy used by their students, because such assessment leads to greater understanding to styles and strategies. Teachers also need to asses their styles and strategies, so that they will be aware of their preferences and of possible biases. Styles and strategies help determined a particular learner’s ability andwillingness to work within the framework of various instructional methodologies. This study used qualitative research. In this research the wirter used population research because the respondents were less than 100. The population of this research was second year students of Science classes I and II at MAN Malang I. the instrument was applied using questionnaire. The questionnaire used in learning styles was Perceptual Learning-Style Preference designed by Reid (1987) and questionnaire used in learning strategies was Learning Strategy Invetory for Language Learners (SILL) by Oxford (1989). The result of the data analysis showed that the students of Science classes I and II employed six types of learning styles in learning English, they were visual style (35.2), audotory style (37), kinesthetic style (39.2), tactile style (39), group style (38.4), and individual style (28.8). In addition, the students also employed six types of learning strategies, they were memory strategy (21.3), cognitive strategy (30.9), compensatory strategy (14.9), metacognitive strategy (25.5), affective strategy (15.4), and social strategy (14.4).

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 06:29
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2012 06:29
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/7099

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