Factors That Influence Students Learning Styles in Mathematics at Ullo Senior High School in the Jirapa Municipality, Ghana

  • Mohammed Yikehere Marifa Ullo Senior High School
  • Michael Johnson Nabie, PhD University of Education
  • Gadaff Issah Acheon Accra Wesley Girls’ Senior High School
Keywords: Factors, Learning Styles, Mathematics, Environment, Student
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This study sought to investigate the factors that influence students' learning styles in mathematics at Ullo Senior High School. The study hinged on the positivist philosophy and adopted the descriptive survey design. The school was purposively sampled for the study because of the persistent poor performance of the students. Simple random sampling was used to select 82 from two students who were given questionnaires to be filled out. The data was collected and analysed by means of descriptive statistics (percentage, mean, and standard deviation). Findings from the study revealed that generally, students agreed that their home background, teaching method, interest in or motivation towards mathematics, and classroom management are all factors that influence their learning styles. Another finding was that generally, students disagreed that teaching and learning resources influence their learning styles. It was therefore recommended that mathematics teachers at Ullo Senior High School should strive to create a conducive environment to meet the diverse learning needs of their students


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5 February, 2024
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Marifa, M., Nabie, M., & Acheon, G. (2024). Factors That Influence Students Learning Styles in Mathematics at Ullo Senior High School in the Jirapa Municipality, Ghana. East African Journal of Education Studies, 7(1), 165-171. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajes.7.1.1738