Academic Performance of Virtual Students based on their Personality Traits, Learning Styles and Psychological Well Being: A Prediction

Tabe Bordbar Fariba
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The aim of this study was to distinguish the relations between the so-called variables and the education of virtual students. We also are to identify which of the variables could act as predictors suitable to interpret virtual education. The sample of the study consisted of the last-year students of the virtual education career of Shiraz University 200 students out of who were randomly selected to complete the questionnaire. The tools were: a short questionnaire comprising of 5 personality
more » ... 5 personality factors (NEO-FFI, Kolb's list of learning styles, the Ryff's model of psychological well being. The semester average mark of students was measured as the indicator of the educational progress of students.The results of this study reveal the correlation between personality traits and learning styles which could lead learners to a higher level of learning and, in turn, to the sense of self-satisfaction and enjoyment of the learning process.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.519 fatcat:ayyoyeptlrf3jew2fgxsfpw3ne