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Kamal, Anju; Radhakrishnan, Souhreda – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Differences in styles of learning have become important considerations at all levels of education over the last several years. Examining college students' preferred style of learning is useful for course design and effective instructional methods. Using the Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles (ILS), and MBTI Inventories we investigate the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Preferences, Electronic Learning
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Derakhshan, Ali; Shakki, Farzaneh – SAGE Open, 2018
It is also hypothesized that proficiency level may have a voice with respect to learning styles. Therefore, to throw light on this issue, the present investigation targeted the relationship between Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' learning styles and their levels of proficiency at Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran. To this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), College Students
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Brown, Jo-Anne – Physics Teacher, 2018
Psychology has been an avocation of mine for almost 20 years, and over the past decade I have begun integrating this knowledge into my classroom. My first introduction to psychology was through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator┬«. MBTI looks at preferences in how people interact with the world around them. By recognizing how different students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Wong, Yau-ho Paul; Lau, Wing-chi Margaret – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Musical activity has been found to be beneficial to young children's all-round development in kindergartens. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between kindergarten teachers' perceived attributes of music teaching effectiveness and personality. Eighty-eight in-service kindergarten teachers rated themselves using a set of…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes
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Fatahi, Somayeh; Shabanali-Fami, Faezeh; Moradi, Hadi – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The learning style of a learner is an important parameter in his learning process. Therefore, learning styles should be considered in the design, development, and implementation of e-learning environments to increase learners' performance. Thus, it is important to be able to automatically determine learning styles of learners in an e-learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Behavior
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Fatahi, Somayeh; Moradian, Shakiba – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Emotions and personality are important parts of human characteristics and they play a significant role in parts of adaptive e-learning systems, it is essential to consider them in designing these systems. This paper presents an empirical study on the impact of using an adaptive e-learning environment based on learner's personality and emotion.…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Personality Traits, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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Smail, Linda; Silvera, Ginger – Cogent Education, 2018
Many American universities located in the Middle East try to offer the stamp of higher quality in education that the United States provides and delivers. These institutions are doing an incredible job of providing opportunity for youths of that region to obtain an American education. However, these universities bear the stereotype that they are…
Descriptors: Universities, Student Attitudes, Teaching Styles, North Americans
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Reynolds, John H.; Adams, D. Robert; Ferguson, Roger C.; Leidig, Paul M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
For the past several years, there has been an increase in the number of job opportunities in the computing field. As a result, many schools and universities are facing a significant increase in the number of students seeking to major in one of several computing disciplines. This increase in the numbers and variety of majors in the computing field…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Majors (Students), Computer Science Education, Higher Education
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Yoder, Stephen A. – Honors in Practice, 2017
"The Moral Imagination," edited by Oliver F. Williams is a collection of essays written nearly twenty years ago on how honors educators might teach students to develop a sense of moral imagination through literature, art, and film. The book's subtitle--"How Literature and Films Can Stimulate Ethical Reflection in the Business…
Descriptors: Reflection, Honors Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Essays
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Rastegarmoghadam, Mahin; Ziarati, Koorush – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Swarm intelligence approaches, such as ant colony optimization (ACO), are used in adaptive e-learning systems and provide an effective method for finding optimal learning paths based on self-organization. The aim of this paper is to develop an improved modeling of adaptive tutoring systems using ACO. In this model, the learning object is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Educational Technology
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Cotler, Jami L.; DiTursi, Dan; Goldstein, Ira; Yates, Jeff; DelBelso, Deb – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
In this paper we examine whether emotional intelligence (EI) can be taught online and, if so, what key variables influence the successful implementation of this online learning model. Using a 3 x 2 factorial quasi-experimental design, this mixed-methods study found that a team-based learning environment using a blended teaching approach, supported…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Emotional Intelligence, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
Jones, Shawn Cecil – Online Submission, 2017
Classroom size, curriculum, and student attendance are all important factors that affect student outcomes, but these factors cannot compare to the classroom teacher's influence on student academic performance. Unfortunately, highly qualified teachers are not equally effective in different school settings. Findings associated with highly effective…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Teacher Characteristics
Mallari, Shedy Dee C.; Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III – Online Submission, 2017
The study focused on the investigation of the existing dynamics between the Myers Briggs Type Indicator personality profiling (MBTI), and General Weighted Average (GWA) of nursing students. The participants were 48 college students in Angeles City, Philippines. All the students were administered with the MBTI instrument. Descriptive…
Descriptors: Personality Measures, Personality Traits, Profiles, Weighted Scores
Bynum, K. Megan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined the relationship between personality differences between preceptor and athletic training student to evaluation scores. The personality differences of seven preceptors and their paired ATS were measured using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test. From the quantitative findings, we cannot conclude at this time a relationship…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Athletics, Scores, Statistical Analysis
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Harlow, Jason J. B.; Harrison, David M.; Justason, Michael; Meyertholen, Andrew; Wilson, Brian – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2017
We measured the personality type of the students in a large introductory physics course of mostly life science students using the True Colors instrument. We found large correlations of personality type with performance on the precourse Force Concept Inventory (FCI), both term tests, the postcourse FCI, and the final examination. We also saw…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Introductory Courses, Physics, Science Instruction
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