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RMJ. 2018; 43(3): 421-424


Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students

Nargis Munir, Nasir Ahmad, Sajjad Hussain, Usman Ghani.

Abstract
Objectives: To identify the learning styles of secondary school students and to find out the relationship of these learning styles with their academic achievement.
Methodology: The population of the study comprised of all tenth grade male and female students of public sector schools of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan. A total of 745 students were randomly selected from 12 schools by applying simple random sampling technique.
Results: The major findings of the study were that male students had higher level of preference in visual and auditory learning styles as compared to female students at the secondary level. No significant relationship was found between learning styles and academic achievements of students.
Conclusion: Female students had higher level of preference in visual and auditory learning styles level, while male students only follow kinesthetic learning style and no relationship was found between students learning styles and academic achievement.

Key words: Learning styles, auditory learning style, visual learning style, tactile learning style, academic achievement


 
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Munir N, Ahmad N, Hussain S, Ghani U. Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students. RMJ. 2018; 43(3): 421-424.


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Munir, N., Ahmad, N., Hussain, S. & Ghani, U. (2018) Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students. RMJ, 43 (3), 421-424.



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Munir, Nargis, Nasir Ahmad, Sajjad Hussain, and Usman Ghani. 2018. Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (3), 421-424.



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Munir, Nargis, Nasir Ahmad, Sajjad Hussain, and Usman Ghani. "Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 421-424.



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Munir, Nargis, Nasir Ahmad, Sajjad Hussain, and Usman Ghani. "Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students." Rawal Medical Journal 43.3 (2018), 421-424. Print.



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Munir, N., Ahmad, N., Hussain, S. & Ghani, U. (2018) Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (3), 421-424.




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