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Akdeniz, Celal; Eristi, Bahadir – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2016
This study, considering certain variables, aimed at determining the relationship between elementary school teachers' personality types and the strategies they used in the learning and instructional process. The study designed with the singular and relational survey model was carried out with 580 elementary school teachers and field teachers from…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Strategies, Learning Strategies
Fatahi, Somayeh; Moradi, Hadi; Farmad, Elaheh – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Learning Style (LS) is an important parameter in the learning process. Therefore, learning styles should be considered in the design, development, and implementation of e-learning environments. Consequently, an important capability of an e-learning system could be the automatic determination of a student's learning style. In this paper, a set of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Electronic Learning, Student Behavior
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Francis, Leslie J.; Smith, Greg – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
This study draws on one of the four components of psychological type theory (the distinction between judging and perceiving attitudes toward the outside world) to examine the implications of these two contrasting psychological perspectives for shaping approaches to Christian ministry within an educational setting. Qualitative data were generated…
Descriptors: Psychology, Value Judgment, Christianity, Qualitative Research
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McGovern, Kate; Lockhart, Wallace – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
This article describes a collaborative research project by the institutional research group and a team of faculty members at a Canadian university. In response to an increasingly diverse mix of students, the researchers set out to develop an understanding of relationships between student characteristics, categorized as demographic differences,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, College Students, College Faculty
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Lee, Chen Kang; Sidhu, Manjit Singh – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Engineering educators have been increasingly taking the learning style theories into serious consideration as part of their efforts to enhance the teaching and learning in engineering. This paper presents a research study to investigate the learning style preference of the mechanical engineering students in Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN),…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Preferences
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Francis, Leslie J.; Jones, Susan H. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
Some of the Gospel passages proposed for Disability Awareness Sunday raise challenges as well as opportunities for preachers. This paper reports findings from an educational exercise, drawing on insights from the SIFT approach to biblical hermeneutics, in which 23 Anglican clergy studied Mark 2: 1-12 and Mark 10: 46-52 in groups structured…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Biblical Literature, Educational Practices, Learning Activities
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Zhou, Chaoying; Intaraprasert, Channarong – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study was intended to investigate the use of language learning strategy employed by English-major pre-service teachers in Midwest China in relation to their gender and personality types. The modified Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and adopted personality type inventory were used to collect the data. ANOVA and Chi-square tests…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Asians
Meyer, Bob – Independent School, 2015
Author Bob Meyer, head of the Fay School (Texas) compares professional development strategies in his school to programs in other schools, which he feels are mostly prescriptive in nature, and are based on a deficit model--focused on fixing, rather than developing--and, thus, are not always inspiring. Here Meyer describes the professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Models, Learner Engagement, School Culture
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Cline, Melinda; St. John, Jeremy; Guynes, Carl S. – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to report a summary of the results of a study which examined the appropriateness of using business school students as surrogates for IT professionals by comparing cognitive styles, physiological characteristics, and basic demographic data among the two groups. Cognitive style refers to the way individuals think,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cognitive Style, Demography, Psychological Characteristics
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Dixon, Deirdre – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
With the plethora of MBA leadership courses, schools are examining ways to differentiate their programs and to provide tangible learning outcomes. MBA graduates want the knowledge skills and ability to make them successful in their chosen fields of endeavor. This paper outlines one holistic experiential MBA leadership course that challenges the…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Masters Programs
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Farley, Justina A.; Gibbons, Melinda M.; Cihak, David F. – College Student Journal, 2014
Few researchers have examined peer mentors in a postsecondary program for students with intellectual disabilities. Peer mentors (N=39) were surveyed regarding their TypeFocus personality type and how the experience of mentoring affected them. The mentoring experience was assessed qualitatively and results are reported. Results indicated a strong…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Mentors, College Students, Student Surveys
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Pinheiro, Igor Reszka; Cruz, Roberto Moraes – Creativity Research Journal, 2014
This article borrowed network analysis tools to discover how the construct formed by the set of all measures of creativity configures itself. To this end, using a variant of the meta-analytical method, a database was compiled simulating 42,381 responses to 974 variables centered on 64 creativity measures. Results, although preliminary, indicate…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Creativity, Scores, Measurement
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Spear, Stephen B. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2014
Fundamental to the process of Jungian individuation is the integration of ego consciousness and unconsciousness. For this to occur, the ego must be willing to consciously cooperate with the unconscious, acknowledging and nonjudgmentally accepting the imaginal communications that flow from it. The ego's decision to cooperate with the unconscious is…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Theories, Personality Measures
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Ladyshewsky, Richard; Taplin, Ross – International Journal on E-Learning, 2014
This research explores differences in the development of life long learning skills that support leadership development across three different modes of educational delivery. Performance outcomes from 550 students across three modes of educational delivery in a post graduate leadership and management course were compared. The 12 module course and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Instructional Leadership, Lifelong Learning, Administrator Education
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Negreiros, João; Baptista, Zelia; Lee, Leanda – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
One of the purposes of this study is to evaluate how the choice of teaching method can be assisted by knowledge of a student's personality type and learning style. The present research is undertaken in the context of Web 2.0 tools use within the Portuguese literature subject at Escola Portuguesa de Macao (EPM). The Felder-Soloman index of learning…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Statistical Analysis
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