Do Learning Approaches Differ? A Case Study of Business and Computing Students
Keywords:learning approaches, academic performance, assessment
In this paper, the author sought to examine whether the learning approaches among business and computing students differ significantly and which learning approach best predict academic performance. Discussion also involves whether teaching strategy can affect studentsâ€™ adoption of learning approaches. Results indicate that computing students are having significantly higher scores in all learning approaches and that achieving motive is making significant contribution to the prediction of academic performance. Findings also indicate that assessment pattern and studentsâ€™ liking for subjects can affect their adoption of learning approaches.
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