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IJIET 2016 Vol.6(11): 851-858 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.804

A Study on Investigating Learning Styles and Skills Learning Motivations for Mechanical Department Students in Vocational High Schools

Yao-Chung Chiang, Chi-Hsiang Chen, Yu-Cheng Liao, and Chin-Wen Liao

Abstract—This study tended to investigate the learning styles and skill-learning motivation for students of mechanical department in vocational high school, to understand the difference between learning styles and skill-learning motivation for those students with different background variables, correlation and predictive power. It used the day division mechanical department students in public senior vocational high schools as the research population, and carried out the stratified proportional cluster sampling and questionnaire survey method to conduct data collection. It totally sent out 800 questionnaires, and recollected 776, after eliminated invalid questionnaire, a total of 758 valid questionnaires, obtained with a valid return rate 94.75%. Then, data analyzed by using package software with statistical methods.

Index Terms—Mechanical department in vocational high schools, learning styles, skill-learning motivation.

Y.-T. Chiang, C.-H. Chen, and C.-W. Liao are with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education (NCUE), Taiwan (e-mail: cytsung@gmail.com, ccicjs2011@gmail.com, tcwliao@cc.ncue.edu.tw).
Y.-C. Liao is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (e-mail: ms0605521@yahoo.com.tw).

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Cite: Yao-Chung Chiang, Chi-Hsiang Chen, Yu-Cheng Liao, and Chin-Wen Liao, "A Study on Investigating Learning Styles and Skills Learning Motivations for Mechanical Department Students in Vocational High Schools," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 851-858, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jon-Chao Hong
  • Managing Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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