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Bosman, Anne; Schulze, Salome – South African Journal of Education, 2018
Mathematics is a key subject necessary to the promotion of economic development, particularly in developing countries; however, South African learners perform poorly in Mathematics when benchmarked against their counterparts in other countries. One way to address this issue is by taking cognisance of the learners' learning styles when teaching.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style
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Cuevas, Joshua; Dawson, Bryan L. – Theory and Research in Education, 2018
This study tested two cognitive models, learning styles and dual coding, which make contradictory predictions about how learners process and retain visual and auditory information. Learning styles-based instructional practices are common in educational environments despite a questionable research base, while the use of dual coding is less…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Models, Comparative Analysis
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Tasdemir, Muhammed Salih; Yalcin Arslan, Fadime – Cogent Education, 2018
This study investigates the preferences of EFL learners for oral corrective feedback in relation to their learning styles in order to determine whether there exists a relationship between the two. The sample consisted of 348 preparatory class students studying English as a Foreign Language at a state university in Turkey. A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Goodridge, Wade H.; Lawanto, Oenardi; Santoso, Harry B. – International Education Studies, 2017
The implementation of a successful engineering program to a synchronous online curriculum is subject to many impacting factors. One such factor, that has not seen much investigation, concerns learning styles. Student learning styles may have a dramatic influence on the success of a synchronous online deliverable engineering graphics curriculum.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Graphics, Delivery Systems, Online Courses
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Smith, Kasee L.; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Student teaching as the culminating experience of a teacher preparation program has been shown to be of great importance in the preparation of pre-service agricultural educators (Harlin, Roberts, Mowen, Edgar, & Briers, 2007; Roberts, Mowen, Edgar, Harlin, & Briers, 2007; Kitchel & Torres, 2006, 2007; Myers & Dyer, 2004). Kolb's…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Scores, Student Teaching
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Corbitt, William Keith – Dimension, 2017
Research on the acquisition of foreign languages by at-risk students has primarily focused on the Linguistic Coding Deficit Hypothesis (Horwitz, 2000). Recently, there has been a growing discussion regarding the effects of learning style rigidity (Castro, 2006; Castro and Peck, 2005; Corbitt, 2011; Sparks, 2006) and metacognitive awareness…
Descriptors: Metacognition, At Risk Students, Cognitive Style, Linguistic Theory
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Maldonado Torres, Sonia Enid – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between Latino students' learning styles and their language spoken at home. Results of the study indicated that students who spoke Spanish at home had higher means in the Active Experimentation modality of learning (M = 31.38, SD = 5.70) than students who spoke English (M = 28.08,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Hispanic American Students, Correlation, Preferences
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Zahal, Onur – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between musical performance anxiety, learning styles, and the field of instrument and solo singing music teacher candidates. Musical performance anxiety has been investigated at various musical events, such as performance during exams, singing and playing on stage, or in front of judges for an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music, Performance
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Knapke, Jacqueline; Haynes, Erin; Breen, Julie; Kuhnell, Pierce; Smith, Laura; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen – Online Learning, 2016
In the last two decades, online learning has transformed the field of higher education. Also during this time, institutions of higher education have seen increases in their adult learner populations. The flexibility and accessibility of an online education model is often particularly appealing to adult learners, who bring unique needs,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Epidemiology, Andragogy, Academic Achievement
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Robinson, Jill L. – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2016
Recent failures in leadership, suggest that creating better-quality leadership development programs is critical. In moving from theory to practice, this paper examined the relationship between learning style and leadership style which may enable us to move away from one-size-fits-all leadership development programs. Utilizing Kolb's Experiential…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Learning Strategies
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Lodge, Jason M.; Hansen, Louise; Cottrell, David – Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
Learning styles have been widely accepted in pedagogical practice but suffer from a distinct lack of empirical support. While a diverse range of learning styles have been proposed, modality preference has received the most attention within educational research and practice. Supporters of this theory posit that each individual has a dominant sense…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Modalities, Preferences, Research Problems
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Wismath, Shelly L.; Orr, Doug – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
Problem solving and collaborative communication are among the key 21st century skills educators want students to develop. This paper presents results from a study of the collaborative work patterns of 133 participants from a university level course designed to develop transferable problem-solving skills. Most of the class time in this course was…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Case Studies, Metacognition
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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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Shoemaker, Nikki; Kelly, Marie – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2015
Students' learning styles play an important role in their success in the classroom and beyond. This study explores the learning styles of business students so that professors can better understand the instructional methods that are most beneficial for their students. A survey of 205 business students in an introductory accounting course revealed…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Business Administration Education, Cognitive Style
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Kößler, Franziska J.; Nitzschner, Marco M. – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2015
Based on research about humor, foreign languages, and instructional design, in the current study we examined whether successful learning is related to using different types of media. We compared the comprehension of an economic concept in novices (N = 82) under three conditions: a Wikipedia article, a funny, and a serious YouTube video. The media…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Media Selection, Delivery Systems
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