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Accounting student's learning approaches and impact on academic performance

Ismail, Suhaiza (2009) Accounting student's learning approaches and impact on academic performance. Jurnal Akuntansi dan Keuangan Indonesia, 6 (2). pp. 140-151.

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Abstract

The objective of the study is threefold. Firstly, the study explores the learning approaches adopted by students in completing their Business Finance. Secondly, it examines the impact that learning approaches has on the student’s academic performance. Finally, the study considers gender differences in the learning approaches adopted by students and in the relationship between learning approaches and academic performance. The Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) was used to assess the approaches to learning adopted by students whilst the student’s final examination result was considered in examining the performance of the students. The results indicate that majority of the accounting students, both male and female groups prefer to use the deep approach in studying Business Finance. The findings also reveal that there were significant relationships between learning approaches and academic performance with positive direction appears for deep and strategic approaches whilst negative relationship reveals for surface approach.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5096/18845
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning approach, performance, accounting students, deep, strategic
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H62 Study and teaching. Research
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1390 Education of special classes of persons
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Depositing User: Assoc Prof. Dr. Suhaiza Ismail
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 21:26
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2012 07:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/18845

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