STUDENTS’ PREFERRED LEARNING STYLE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL

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1Shazia Murtaza, 2Muhammad Anwer, 3Muhammad Munsif, 4Muzammal Abdul Qadeer, 5Mehvish Mansha, 6Momna Latif

Abstract

To explore the students’ preferred learning style and its relationship with academic achievement at university level a quantitative survey was conducted. Learning Style Questionnaire was used as research instrument which was used and validated in the study of Shahzadi, U, 2020. Data was collected from two private and two public sector universities of Lahore and 400 B.ED HONS students of 7th semester participated in the study. For academic achievement 6th semester results were obtained from the sampled students. Data was analyzed through Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). Person r correlation was calculated for relationship analysis and percentage analysis was done to obtain information regarding most preferred learning styles of students. Result of this study revealed that visual learning style was the most preferred learning style of education students with the percentage of 47.5 from overall sample, verbal learning style was preferred by 38.25% students, tactile learning style was preferred by 14.25% students while not a single student marked kinesthetic as their preferred learning style. Correlation analysis depict that there is a weak negative correlation exist between verbal and tactile leaning style and academic achievement. For visual learning style there was a very weak positive correlation with academic achievement was calculated.

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1Shazia Murtaza, 2Muhammad Anwer, 3Muhammad Munsif, 4Muzammal Abdul Qadeer, 5Mehvish Mansha, 6Momna Latif. (2022). STUDENTS’ PREFERRED LEARNING STYLE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL. Harf-O-Sukhan, 6(2), 329-336. Retrieved from http://harf-o-sukhan.com/index.php/Harf-o-sukhan/article/view/532