Togo and Baldwin (1990) have recently utilized Kolb's 1976 Learning Style Inventory (LSI) in the assessment of introductory accounting student performance. This study extends this earlier work by examining the effect of learning style, as measured by the 1985 LSI, on introductory exam performance and ratings of satisfaction with the introductory course. Learning style was found to be significantly related to overall exam performance; with those maintaining a similar learning style as the instructor (i.e. assimilator) performing best. Additionally, learning style was also found to affect student ratings of course satisfaction.
Copyright © 1992 Marshall A. Geiger. First publication rights: Accounting Educators' Journal. This article first appeared in The Accounting Educators' Journal IV, no. 1 (Spring 1992): 22-39.
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Geiger, Marshall A. "Learning Styles of Introductory Accounting Students: An Extension to Course Performance and Satisfaction." The Accounting Educators' Journal IV, no. 1 (Spring 1992): 22-39.