The McCarthy model learning styles and their relevance to creative thinking in the sport of fencing for students


  • Zine El Abidine Radi Muhammad, Asst . Prof Issam Talib Abbas


Thinking creatively: (Abdul-Sattar Damad. 2002, 186) It is the process through which the mind organizes its experiences to solve a problem and understands the link between two or more issues. Styles of learning: (Wissam Salah. 2018, 9) is the learner's preferred method of perceiving and processing information. McCarthy's model: (Omar Al-Douri. 2012, 41) one of the educational models that comprises of procedural phases based on reflective observation, concept crystallization, active experimentation, and tangible material experiences.


The following question was posed to outline the research problem: What is the ideal method (according to McCarthy's model) for learning the fencing game that is strongly connected with creative thinking? The first chapter included the research method and its field procedures, where the researchers relied on the descriptive approach, and the sample of the research was divided into a sample preparation for a scale of creative thinking, a pilot experiment sample, and a main application sample. The researcher’s put in a considerable amount of creative thought in order to to produce the project in its ultimate shape, as well as statistical measures. The third chapter intended to describe the outcomes of the McCarthy model's learning patterns and their relevance to creative thinking in the fencing game. Concerning the study's findings and suggestions (students differ in their learning processes and their capacity to comprehend new experiences such as the fencing game), Students' learning styles are related to the creative thinking of the fencing game in numerous ways. Meanwhile the suggestians (Adopting the learning styles and characteristics of each student in this style to teach new experiences and build educational curricula for each group).