The study of Learning Activity Patterns of Undergraduate Students\, King Mongkut\’s University of Technology North Bangkok
The objective of this research is firstly to study the teaching and learning process of senior or fourth-year undergraduate students in academic year 2012 and secondly to examine the difference in learning patterns. Lastly, the purpose is to compare the learning patterns categorized by the field of study. This research methodology applied a random sampling method by selecting the sample from the final year undergraduate student who is studying in 4 to 5 years course and 2 to 3 years course in King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok. The 1,516 selecting samples were implemented from totally 5,185 students by using the questionnaire as a tool to obtain the data and to analyze the learning patterns. The research questionnaire consists of 40 questions based on 5 forms of the process skills in teaching and learning patterns by dividing question into 2 groups, 20 questions for university’s identity consistently and others for university’s identity inconsistently. The result is found that the learning pattern of students which is corresponding to the identity has an overall average equal to 3.66 which indicated as high level. And the average of pattern which is not corresponding to identity is estimated to be 3.19 or moderate level. However, by comparison the results between each faculty, it demonstrated that there are not different much in learning pattern. Therefore, this research can be helpful for university’s administrators by considering these aspects into university’s policy and bring to the decision management plans in order to gain the optimal teaching process. Furthermore, by conducting the process of this research can help the lecturers and teaching staffs to know and integrate the student’s opinion for improvement the teaching plan appropriately and response to the learning styles of student and university’s identity. In conclusion, the lecturers and teaching staffs will be able to integrate the ideas and develop the learning process of most students coherently.
learning styles of students
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