PERCEPTUALS LEARNING STYLES PREFERENCES OF INTERNATIONAL MASTER'S STUDENTS IN MALAYSIA

  • Achmad Yudi Wahyudin Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia
  • Akhyar Rido Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia
Keywords: learning styles, master's students, Indonesia, Iran, Libya

Abstract

It has been a consensus that learning styles have been a predominant factor of success in master's degree program. Since the preferences of learning styles are affected by students' cultural background, this study was carried out to explore the perceptual learning style preferences of international Master’s students in a Malaysian university. Sixty students consisting of Indonesian, Iranian, and Libyan were involved in the present study. The findings reveal that Indonesian and Libyan students tended to be more kinesthetic/tactile learners while Iranian tended to be more visual learners. This study suggested practitioners use various learning strategies to cater the learning style preferences of the students.

Author Biography

Akhyar Rido, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia

Faculty of Arts and Education, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia

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Published
2020-01-30
How to Cite
Wahyudin, A. Y., & Rido, A. (2020). PERCEPTUALS LEARNING STYLES PREFERENCES OF INTERNATIONAL MASTER’S STUDENTS IN MALAYSIA . BAHTERA : Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa Dan Sastra, 19(1), 95-103. https://doi.org/10.21009/bahtera.191.10