Effect of personality traits and learning styles towards students’ academic achievement in Johor Bahru

Aqeel, Khan and Leong, Pyh Shin and Sanil, S Hishan and Mohamed Sharif, Mustaffa and Amalia, Madihie and Surena, Sabil (2018) Effect of personality traits and learning styles towards students’ academic achievement in Johor Bahru. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (2.10). pp. 4-9. ISSN 2227-524X

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of personality traits and learning styles towards the students’ academic achievement in Johor Bahru. A total of 101 students from IPG Kampus Temenggong Ibrahim were chosen to be part of the respondents with the use of simple random sampling. The instrument Big Five Inventory (BFI), Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory and The students’ academic achievement is measured through the Cumulative Grade Point Average, also known as CGPA. Descriptive statistics, Chi-Square Test, Spearman’s Correlation and Multiple Regression was used to anser research questions. The findings revealed that the most common personality traits displayed by the students are Openness and Conscientiousness while the most common learning style displayed by the students is Converger. The research also revealed that there is no significant effect of the combination of both the personality traits and learning style towards the prediction of the academic achievement among school students. The same goes to the difference of personality traits and learning style between male and female students was not significant as well

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality Traits, Academic Achievement, Learning Style, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2018 07:11
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2019 07:12
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20190

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