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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Learning Styles Perform Based on Sex Perspective at Secondary School Islam Terpadu Nurul Hasan Kota Ternate, Indonesia

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Adi F. Mahmud, Fauji Koda, Rahmania Sadek, Nursina Hamia



Learning styles, perform, sex perspective.



The present study attempts to find out what learning styles perform by male and female students and investigate what learning styles dominantly perform by students at Secondary School Islam Terpadu Nurul Hasan Kota Ternate. The total subjects who participated in this study were 50 students. They consisted of 24 male and 26 female. The subjects divided based on sex category, one class is male, and one class is female. Purposive sampling technique used to select the subjects. This study applied the qualitative approach. Data were collected through a questionnaire, in-depth interview, and observations. Afterward, questionnaires data tabulated using Microsoft Excel 2010 and Analysis Factor Using SPSS 16 (to get percentages), while interview data presented descriptively (to obtain evidence and reasons), and finally continued to observation sheet with participant observation' technique (to strengthen the pieces of evidence). All of the data calculations then presented via figures, description, and table. The questionnaire results described male and female students have a different percentage in visual style. Male students achieved 48.20% of visible and female gained 71.40%. In auditory form, male students got 74.80%, but females obtained 64.60%. This means male students were higher than female students in the auditory form performed. Meanwhile, in kinesthetic style, male students acquired 78.30% while female students were 82.90%. These findings can be presented that each learning style (visual, auditory, and kinesthetic) performed differently between male and female student although it is not a significant difference. However, there are many pieces of evidence which proved it. Moreover, the dominant learning styles performed by male students were Kinesthetic (78.30%) and auditory (74.80%), while female students dominantly performed kinesthetic (82.90%) then visual (71.40%). Questionnaire results also strengthened through interview and observation findings. The findings from the interview and observation showed that students selected learning styles in a questionnaire in line with interview results and students perform activities in teaching and learning took place in the classroom.



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