Learning Style in Teaching: An Effort Understanding the Characteristics of Learners in Early Learning

Muhammad Rais(1*), Farida Aryani(2),

(1) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(2) Universitas Negeri Makassar
(*) Corresponding Author



Abstract


Learning styles become one of the interesting variables to study, because it deals with one's cognitive style in optimizing its cognitive strategy. Learning styles are an individual way of gaining knowledge and skills in academic achievement. This paper examines the different types of learning styles that can be used as a reference in getting to know the early characteristics of learners based on their learning styles. The learning styles are: 1) Claxton and Murrel's learning styles, 2) Perry's learning style, 3) Honey and Mumford Learning styles, and 4) David Kolb's learning style. Theoretically this learning style is believed to facilitate the individual way in processing and transforming knowledge information, attitudes and skills in learning.

 


Keywords


Learning Style, Characteristics Learners

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