Analysis of the learning context, perceptions of the learning environment and approaches to learning accounting: a longitudinal study
Jackling, Beverley (2005) Analysis of the learning context, perceptions of the learning environment and approaches to learning accounting: a longitudinal study. Accounting and Finance, 45 (4). pp. 597-612. ISSN 0810-5391Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
This study investigates student approaches to learning over the 3 years of an undergraduate degree course in accounting. The objective of the study was, first, to identify changes in learning approaches over the course duration. Second, the study examined whether any changes in learning approaches were consistent with changes in the context of learning as well as students’ perceptions of the teaching/learning environment. The results show that students made greater use of sophisticated learning approaches over time linked to their more favourable perceptions of the teaching/learning environment as they progressed in their course. However, there were no significant changes in learning approach attributable to the learning context. Implications for accounting educators drawn from the findings are discussed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID14557; learning approach, teaching quality, longitudinal study, earning environment, learning context|
|Subjects:||Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Faculty of Business and Law
FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
SEO Classification > 9305 Education and Training Systems
|Date Deposited:||06 Oct 2011 23:27|
|Last Modified:||06 Oct 2011 23:27|
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|Citations in Scopus:||10 - View on Scopus|
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