Academic Progress Depending on the Skills and Qualities of Learning in Students of a Business School



This research was to establish the relationship between qualities of learning; learning skills and academic performance in undergraduate students.


310 undergraduates participated in this research of which 72% are female and 28% male.


All responded Scale Learning Strategies of Roman and Gallego (1994) and Questionnaire Learning Styles of Honey-Alonso (Alonso, Gallego and Honey, 1995), and the management system learning was used to establish the academic performance, from the accumulated average of each participant.


The results indicate that there is no single way of preferred learning, as most participants rated high in two or more attributes. As for learning skills it was identified that 42.6% use coding strategies. In addition, no significant correlation between the variables analyzed was found.


This information demonstrates it is necessary to teach techniques of study to the students, since it seems to be the best route to certify that his learning is the most successful.