Association of learning styles with academic performance of final year MBBS students

Association of learning styles with academic performance of final year MBBS students

Authors

  • Fazal Dad Bolan Medical College, Quetta, Pakistan
  • Sirajul Haque Shaikh Department of Medical Education, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.309

Keywords:

learning style, learning style questionnaire, activist, reflector, theorist and pragmatist.

Abstract

The research paradigm of this enquiry is post positivism. It reflects a deterministic philosophy in which causes probably determine effects or outcome. The knowledge that develops through a post positivist lens is based on careful observation and measurement of objective reality that exist “out there” in the world. Thus, developing numeric measures of observations and studying the behavior of individual become paramount for a post positivist, close ended question are used in research. This method of inquiry may be carried out in, test or verifies theories or explanation, identifies variable to study, relates variable in question, observe and measures information in numbers. Setting and duration of study: This observational study was conducted at Bolan Medical College, Quetta, Balochistan, from 1st March 2017 to 30 March 2018. Result: The results were concluded from a total of 200 candidates from different medical universities that became part of the study. In the earlier section of the results, descriptive statistics were presented. The three main determinants of the study were activist, reflector, the rest where the mean values were illustrated as 6.82, 8.04, and 7.47 respectively the highest number of candidates were 35 in total with percentage as 17.5%. This was followed by 33 individuals that accounted for 16.5%.

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2022-05-31

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Dad, F. ., & Shaikh, S. H. . (2022). Association of learning styles with academic performance of final year MBBS students: Association of learning styles with academic performance of final year MBBS students. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(5), 241–247. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.309

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