ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Abdul, Hussein


An Analytic Survey of the Learning Styles of Students in the Department of English / College of Education / Kerbala

Hussein Abdul; Rasul; Ibtisam Abdul

journal of kerbala university, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 1-9

This paper aims at analysing the different learning styles of the first year students in the Department of English / College of Education / Kerbala . It shows how the concept of learning is defined , discusses briefly the factors affecting learning process with or without the teacher's control ; pointing out the characteristics of a good language learning . Types of learning styles are tackled as well . To asses students' learning styles , they were offered a designed questionnaire of the "Learning Style Survey" , adapted by Julie Chi and Andrew Cohen from Rebecca L . Oxford's (1993) and 'Style Analysis Survey' in Reid (1995) , cited in Schmitt (2002:188) . After analysing the results , some issues are presented concerning the teachers' attitudes towards having such various learners with such different learning styles , all in one group .