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Effect Of Learning Styles On Learning Achievement Of Secondary School Students


  • Mahesh Thakkar


The objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between different learning styles and learning achievements of students studying at secondary schools. To investigate the relationship two types of data were collected. Firstly information about students learning styles were collected by using learning style questionnaire, secondly information about students’ achievement was taken from the test conducted. The population of the study was students studying in class 9th of 10 deferent School of Ahmedabad. The sample (1580 students) was drawn by using multistage sampling technique .The data were collected by administering the questionnaires to students in their classes. It was found Students did not preferred collaborative and dependent learning style. They preferred to study at their own this leads that the class room activities were of no use for them. Their concern for the achievement showed their interest for examination. This showed that learning styles may not effect learning achievement but the system of examination effects the achievement. In the light of conclusions it was recommended that the system of examination may be connected with class room activities. It may focus on real classroom learning not to rote memorization. Key words: Learning Styles, Learning Achievement, Secondary School

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  • Mahesh Thakkar, 2014. "Effect Of Learning Styles On Learning Achievement Of Secondary School Students," Working papers 2014-12-04, Voice of Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:vor:issues:2014-12-04

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