Ms. Sheetal. H. Nagda
Project submitted to the Dept. of Psychology for the partial fulfillment of IV semester BA course in Psychology
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
M.E.S DEGREE COLLEGE OF ARTS, COMMERCE AND SCIENCE
I hereby declare that the project 'Assessment of Learning Style Preferences Among 10th Standard Students' has been submitted by me, the investigator, to the Department of Psychology, M.E.S College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Bangalore University under the guidance of Mrs. Saba Jahan, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, M.E.S Degree College of Arts, Commerce and Science.
This project is being submitted for the partial fulfillment of the IV semester B.A. course in Psychology of Bangalore University. I further declare that this project has not been previously submitted for any degree/diploma to any university/college /institute.
Bangalore Ms. Sheetal. H. Nagda February 2013
This is to certify that the project 'Assessment of Learning Style Preferences Among 10th Standard Students' submitted by candidate Sheetal. H. Nagda; bearing Register Number 11BGA41028, for the partial fulfillment of the IV semester BA course in Psychology from Bangalore University, is the product of bona fide work carried out by the candidate under my supervision in the Department of Psychology, M.E.S Degree College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Bangalore, affiliated to Bangalore University.
Marks awarded -
Bangalore Guide Head of Dept. February 2013 Mrs. Saba Jahan Mrs. Aneetha Srikumar
First and foremost I extend my gratitude to my project guide, Mrs. Saba Jahan for her continuous support, encouragement and valuable suggestions.
I also thank Prof. Geetha Srinivasan, Principal, M.E.S Degree College of Arts, Commerce and Science for being a constant source of inspiration.
I owe my gratitude to all the participants of my project without whom this project would never have been possible.
Lastly, I am grateful to the Mrs. Aneetha Srikumar, H.O.D of Psychology and the faculty of the Psychology department for giving me the enriching opportunity to work on this project.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page No. 1. Declaration 2 2. Certificate 3 3. Acknowledgment 4
4. Introduction 6 5. Methodology 8
6.Individual Data analysis 10
7.Group Data analysis 30
8. Summary 34 9. Appendix 35
Introduction to Learning Style
Every individual has a different style of learning. Many people recognize that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. Everyone has a mix of learning styles. Some people may find that they have a dominant style of learning with far less use of the other styles. Others may find that they use different styles in different circumstances. There is no right mix. Nor are your styles fixed. You can develop abilities in less dominant styles, as well as further develop styles that you already use well. Many times, learners feel that in spite of spending a lot of time learning some material, they are unable to learn and remember well. This could be because they are using a style that does not suit them. Instead, if they identify their preference and then use a suitable style of learning, they will be able to learn and remember better. Neil Fleming, in 1987, conducted studies on this...