Wht Is Learning Style

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UNIVERSITY STUDY SKILLS

RESEARCH PAPER

Prepared by: Abdollah GholamHossein Rezaei

Major (BSC Mechanical Engineering)

Fall Semester 2012-2013

University of Abu Dhabi

Al Ain Campus –The United Arab Emirates

tel. 03 7090 749 - fax. 00971 7040 999

E-Mail: Abdollah.Rezaei@adu.ac.ae , www.adu.ac.ae

Supervised by: Mr. Rafik Zinoubi

Improving one’s learning style

II. TABLE OF CONTENTS:

I. ABSTRACT

II. INTRODUCTION
1) Background
2) Statement of the Problem
3) Objective of the Study
4) Definition of Key Terms & Concepts

III. LITERATURE REVIEW

IV. RESEARCH METHOD

IV. FINDINGS

V. DISCUSSIONS

VI. CONCLUSIONS

VII. REFERENCES

Introduction
Background:
Most of the students don’t recognize their learning styles or how to learn. So the majority of them attempt class without understanding the instructor message. They blame the teacher for their mistake and throwing the guilty on the instructor. In addition, there are some students who understand in their classes but, when they face exam they don’t know how to act, so they end up with bad results. However there are some groups who are taking their responsibility over their learning on them by making group learning. Most pupils face difficulties when they enter their classes for the first time especially when they found out that the instructor teaching styles different from their learning styles. Learning styles can be described as "an individual's preferred approach to organizing and presenting information"(Riding & Rayner, 1998). It can also be described as "the way, in which learners perceive, process, store, and recall attempts of learning"(James & Gardner, 1995). The matching of learning styles with a learning environment influence learners' outcomes and learning process. (Hargrove, Wheatland, Ding, & Brown, (Jul-Dec 2008))

Statement of problem:
The bulk of the students face difficulties to catch-up with their instructor when their instructor teaching style is different from their learning style. This makes them frustrated. It also makes their self steam decreases which lead them to change their course. There are several beginners who find difficulties in learning there subject because they don’t know yet there learning style. Some student stuck in there learning, since they are using one type of learning style that does not match them. So they will not pay attention to the class for example if the course requires students to write notes and they are slow in writing they will not be able to write all the information. As a result they...
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