A STUDY OF LEARNING STYLES AND ACHIEVEMENT IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

GEETHA M. C., DR. PRAVEENA K. B.

Abstract


Learning styles refers to the ability of an individual to learn through various approaches or ways of learning. The learning style preferences of the students reclassified in to visual (V), aural (A), Read-write (R), and kinesthetic (K). The present study analyses the correlation of the different learning styles on the achievement in biological science, among secondary school students in Tumakuru educational district in Karnataka state with a sample size of 375 students. Stratified random sampling technique was used. Learning styles and Biological science achievement test questionnaire were used. The statistical technique used was Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation and t-test. Findings of the study reveal that, Visual learning styles were found to have significant relationship in the achievement than the other learning styles and there exist positive high correlation between the visual learning styles and achievement.


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Learning Styles, Achievement in Biological Science and Secondary School Students.

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