Learning style preferences among online distance learning (e-PJJ) bachelor degree students in Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM Puncak Alam / Siti Khuzaimah Ahmad Sharoni, Beinah Karim and NurJariyah Hamzah

Ahmad Sharoni, Siti Khuzaimah and Karim, Beinah and Hamzah, NurJariyah (2019) Learning style preferences among online distance learning (e-PJJ) bachelor degree students in Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM Puncak Alam / Siti Khuzaimah Ahmad Sharoni, Beinah Karim and NurJariyah Hamzah. ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3. pp. 29-37. ISSN 2600-7274

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Abstract

This study aimed to determine learning style preferences among online distance learning (e-PJJ) bachelor degree students in the Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM Puncak Alam and its’ relationship with students’ characteristic likes age, gender, marital status, program, semester, study hours per day, Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) and number of days absent in class (last semester). Data collection is obtained from 201 e-PJJ students involved in five programs of Health Sciences. Gathered data was entered and analyzed by using the statistical package for the social science (SPSS) version 21 software. In this study, it is set out that perceptive is the most preferred learning style among ePJJ students then followed by imaginative, analytic, solitary and competitive. Significant differences were found in competitive and imaginative learning styles
with gender (p<0.05). Competitive learning style and marital status, its’ showed a significant difference (p<0.05). Imaginative learning style showed a weak correlation with CGPA (rs=-0.140, p=0.047). The perceptive learning style also presented a weak correlation with study hours (rs=-0.159, p=0.024). In general, learning style preferences were influenced by students’ characteristics. Therefore, it can be suggested that further comprehensive research is needed to understand the important factors that influenced learning style preferences among online distance learning (e-PJJ) students.

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Ahmad Sharoni, Siti Khuzaimah
sitik123@salam.uitm.edu.my
Karim, Beinah
beinahkarim80@gmail.com
Hamzah, NurJariyah
nurjariyah88@gmail.com
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies > Malaysia
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning ability
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning ability > Malaysia
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Research
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pulau Pinang > Permatang Pauh Campus
Journal or Publication Title: ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (EJSSH)
ISSN: 2600-7274
Volume: 3
Page Range: pp. 29-37
Official URL: https://ejssh.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 29442
Uncontrolled Keywords: flexible, student, learning, style, preference, Bachelor
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29442

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