ERIC Number: EJ528460
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Personality Type and Student Performance in Principles of Economic Education.
Borg, Mary O.; Shapiro, Stephen L.
Journal of Economic Education, v27 n1 p3-25 Win 1996
Utilizes the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to delineate four basic personality types and their corresponding learning styles. Compares student's learning style with professor's teaching style. Suggests options for improving instruction by offering teaching and grading strategies that better accommodate student personality types and learning styles. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Creativity, Economics Education, Educational Environment, Higher Education, Learning Modalities, Learning Strategies, Personality Traits, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Myers Briggs Type Indicator