The Learning Style among Technical and Vocational Education and Training Student

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Avlyn Jay Sumayong, Badaruddin Ibrahim, Mohd Ikhmal Haqeem Hassan, Kahirol Mohd Salleh


Every student has their style in their learning process such as using a picture, reading, group discussion, observing and more. This learning style detected from the physical, mental, emotions and social of the students. This identification will help a lecturer to prepare and design their learning material. Therefore, this study conducted to determine the dominant learning style among TVET students based on VARK Model consist of Visual, Aural, Reading/Writing and Kinaesthetic learning style. A questionnaire used as a tool to collect the data among second-year degree and master degree students at the Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. The data was collected by approaching target respondents during a classroom after get an approval from their subject lecturer. After data collection completed, all the data has been analysing using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) to gain descriptive result based on existing paper score.  Based on the result obtained, postgraduate and undergraduate students tend to apply kinaesthetic as their learning style. For further study, this study will conduct a study to identify the differences learning style between postgraduate and undergraduate TVET students.

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