The present study was designed to explore the influence of learning styles on scholastic achievement levels. The participants in this study were undergraduate students studying social sciences at a Division 1 research university, The frequencies of the participants in the four learning style categories are the following: Convergent (n = 28), Divergent (n = 49), Assimilator (n = 76), and Accommodator (n = 40). The instruments used in the study were the Kolb learning style inventory and a demographic form. The major findings of the study are that the dominant learning style was Assimilator and that learning style and gender influenced academic achievement.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Current Issues in Education|
|State||Published - Aug 27 2013|
- Academic achievement
- Learning styles
- Social sciences