Learning Style Inventory (Kolb Models) and the Achievement of Learning Outcomes Geometry


A person will be more effective in learning if he already understands his character in learning. There are various kinds of ways that a person has in learning, namely by hearing, reading, or seeing and learning by finding. The way to process this information is known as learning style. This paper aims to explain the tendency of Kolb’s learning style and the achievement of geometry learning outcomes in junior high school students. This is quantitative research with an ex-post facto design, with 120 subjects and data collection techniques using the Learning Style Inventory (LSI) questionnaire and geometry learning outcomes test. The results showed that students who learn through concrete experience were 17.3%, reflective observation 32.7%, abstract conceptual 22.5%, and active experiment 27.5%. Whereas in the learning style dimension which has a diverger type of 39.3%, assimilator 41.1%, converger 11%, and accommodator 8.6%. So students who have a diverger learning style are more appropriate if their learning uses the lecture and question and answer method, accommodators are more appropriate to use the problem-based method, while students having a converger learning style will have better learning outcomes using investment-based learning strategies.

Keywords: geometry, kolb models, learning outcomes, learning style inventory

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