Assessing Learning Style of Entrepreneurial Students in MARA Professional College, Malaysia


This study aims to investigate the diversity of learning styles of Entrepreneurial students at the MARA College Professional Malaysia. A total of 106 respondents were randomly selected. This descriptive study using questionnaires and five point Likert scale to measure the five categories of learning style model by Dunn and Dunn (1978) which are the environment, emotional, sociological, physical and psychological. The results showed emotional category (mean = 3.719, SD = 0.461) was the most dominant learning style adopted by the respondents. The second category is the sociological category (mean = 3.589 SD = 0.573), followed psychological third category (mean 3.496, SD = 0.402), fourth is the physical category (mean 3.47 SD = 0.533) and the fifth is the environment category (mean 3.157, SD = 0.314). The findings indicated the emotional dimension in learning style is dominant among the five dimension studied. This shows that the motivation and encouragement given to students do help them in their learning. In addition, recommendations are given to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning.

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Muhamad Fauzi Zainal Abidin, MARA Profesional College, Malaysia
Mumtaz Begam Abdul Kadir, MARA Profesional College, Malaysia

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Conference: ACE2013
Stream: Education

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Abidin M., & Kadir M. (2014) Assessing Learning Style of Entrepreneurial Students in MARA Professional College, Malaysia ISSN: 2186-5892 – The Asian Conference on Education 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings
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