Journal of English Educators Society
Vol 2, No 1 (2017): April

Kinesthetic Learning Style Preferences: A Survey of Indonesian EFL Learners by Gender

Asrining Tyas, Peptia (Unknown)
Safitri, Mega (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
29 Apr 2017

Abstract

This study investigated predominant learning style of 3rd semester students of English Language Education Program in Faculty of Cultural Studies at Universitas Brawijaya according to gender. Purposive sampling was used for this research and the sampling in this research was 100 students consist of 34 male students and 66 female students taken from 3rd semester English Department students of Faculty of Cultural Studies at Universitas Brawijaya. All participants were administered an Indonesian translated version of Reid’s (1984) Perceptual Learning Style Preference Questionnaire consisting of Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, Tactile, Group, and Individual, included 30 items. This study used quantitative survey design and Microsoft Excel 2007 as the analysis software. The validity and the reliability of this research were calculated by SPSS v.21. The result indicated that predominant male’s learning style was Kinesthetic and estimated by 14 male students (41%) while female students become Kinesthetic and Group and estimated the same percentage, 21 students (332%) for Kinesthetic and 21 (32%) students for Group. The result of the study also shows that both male and female tend to be Kinesthetic. It is suggested that to the English department to adjust the academic activities with the learning styles to enhance educational achievement and encouraging students take responsibility in their whole learning.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jees

Publisher

Subject

Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media

Description

Journal of English Educators Society (JEES) a peer-reviewed English journal published by English Education Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education of Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo two times a year in April and October. The goal of this journal is to facilitate scholars, ...