Matching student personality types with different learning preferences.

Fazilah Ramzan, * and Liew, Lee Min * (2013) Matching student personality types with different learning preferences. In: Proceedings of the Sunway College Johor Bahru Inaugural Conference, 16 November 2013, Johor Bahru.

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Abstract

Educators play an important role in enhancing students’ motivation levels through effective communication. It is important to acknowledge different students’ personalities to design a more effective teaching method as a way to improve academic performance. The objectives of this paper are to 1) identify the characteristics of different personalities and their preferred learning preferences using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); 2) identify the most common combination of personality types among Pre-University students; 3) determine a more effective teaching approach based upon student personality types and learning preferences. The findings of this paper provide important pedagogical outcomes where effective teaching approaches can be used to complement different learning preferences while increasing the chances of academic success at Sunway College Johor Bahru.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); personality types; effective teaching approaches; learning preferences
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: Subsidiaries > Sunway College Johor
Depositing User: Dr Janaki Sinnasamy
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2017 09:43
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 09:43
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/517

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