- by Gersi Mirashi
- March 1, 2023
Student perception comparison on learning methods based on thinking styles
by, Ariel ORA, Roland SAHATCIJA, Anxhela FERHATAJ
Universities are always seeking new teaching methods. The object of their search is to discover and implement effective and efficient ways of teaching methodologies. Modern technology has had an influence in this area, and as a result new types of teaching are being developed nowadays, for example, the online and hybrid learning. Today, three teaching methods are universally applied in learning: traditional, online, and hybrid learning. In Albania, universities have begun to implement the elements of hybrid learning, such as LMS (Learning Management System). The application of different teaching methods, serves the purpose of a more effective transfer of knowledge among students. Because students can differ from each other. One element which can make them different, is their thinking style. The objective of this study is the analysis of student perception on learning methods based on thinking styles. The descriptive method and quantitative research are utilized for this paper. The research 36 POLIS No. 18, ISSUE 2/ 2019 instrument is the questionnaire, which was distributed online. The study sample consists of 190 students from Albanian universities. SPSS 20 and JASP-0.8.5.1 are used to analyze the data in the study. The study concluded that students have different perceptions on the hybrid learning. Students belonging to different thinking styles have different preferences with respect to the traditional learning, online learning and hybrid learning. There exist differences in perception on two statements on the hybrid learning and for one statement on the online learning.