STUDENTS' LEARNING STYLES IN THE CLASSROOM AND IT'S IMPORTANCE TO EDUCATORS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW


Baskaran Kannan, Ganesan Shanmugavelu, Santhiran Arumugam, Shobanah Menon Baskaran, Balakrishnan Parasuraman
SENIOR LECTURER, INSTITUTE OF TEACHER EDUCATION IPOH CAMPUS,MALAYSIA
Abstract
This article discusses the various learning styles of students in the teaching and learning process in the classroom. Among the learning style models discussed in this article are such as Dunn and Dunn learning style model, Kolb learning style model, Felder Silverman learning style model, VAK learning style model, Visual, Audio, ‘Read and Write’ and Kinesthetic (VARK) learning style model, Honey and Mumford learning style model, Selmes learning style model. Each learning style model has its strengths and weaknesses. This, a good understanding and mastery of a learning style will allow teachers to help implement teaching and learning strategies that students are interested in according to their tastes. Furthermore, it can increase the interest and effectiveness of students in the teaching and learning process as well as improve the academic achievement of students.
Keywords: Learning Styles, Teaching,Classroom, Educators, Academic Achievement
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

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Published on : 2021-08-06

Vol : 7
Issue : 8
Month : August
Year : 2021
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