Learning Behaviour of the Library Users Using the Different Sources and Devices: With Special Reference to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, IndiaAuthor : R. Senthilkumar and M. Jeyothiprakash
Volume 8 No.2 July-September 2018 pp 1-3
The present study is in identifying the learning behavior of the students of Amritha Viswavidyapeedam, Coimbatore. The students exhibit different levels of behavior, styles, and attitude. The study concentrates on various factors that regulate and influence their academic performance as well. For the purpose of data collection, questionnaires were distributed among 250 students of the University. The findings reveal the individual learning styles and preferences to personalize the learning environment. The study reveals – A deep learner, always prefer print media and can transform the facts with good output, on the other hand, A Shallow Reader prefers electronic media only. The study emphasizes the core values of behavior for academic and personal excellence.
Learning behavior, Reading preferences, Higher Education, Electronic devices, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
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