OALibJ  Vol.2 No.3 , March 2015
Compensatory and Learning Strategies of Cit Students: Tools in Improving Listening Abilities
Abstract: The objective of this study is to determine the learning and compensatory strategies the College of Industrial Technology (CIT) students use to enhance their listening skills and the various strategies that these learners use to compensate their limited skills and abilities. Findings reveal that the student-respondents exhibited the (10) learning and compensatory strategies of study, concentration, memory, learning from textbooks, learning from lectures, essays and assignments, exams, organization and time management, self-advocacy skills and disability specific strategies to a moderate degree. In addition, majority of the student-respondents were only able to obtain low scores in their listening tests. Regarding the correlations, it was found that out of the 10 compensatory learning strategies, four were found to have correlation with listening abilities. Study strategies and learning from lectures were found to have high significant correlation with listening abilities while memory as well as organization and time management had significant relationship with listening abilities. All in all, these findings lead to the decision to reject the hypothesis of the study that states that there is no significant relationship between student-respondents’ compensatory learning strategies and their listening abilities.
Cite this paper: Galita, W. (2015) Compensatory and Learning Strategies of Cit Students: Tools in Improving Listening Abilities. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-7. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101405.

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