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Liu, Ming-Chi; Huang, Yueh-Min; Chien, Yu-Cheng – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
The recording of words in a vocabulary notebook is regarded as a plausible and efficient method for learners, since they can organize and manage the individual words they wish to acquire. The wide appeal of portable computers has resulted in a rapid increase in taking notes via computers across college campuses. Although computers can increase…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Notetaking, Computer Uses in Education
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Ursavas, Omer Faruk; Reisoglu, Ilknur – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the validity of extended technology acceptance model (TAM) in explaining pre-service teachers' Edmodo acceptance and the variation of variables related to TAM among pre-service teachers having different cognitive styles. Design/methodology/approach: Structural equation modeling approach was used to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Structural Equation Models, Models, Validity
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Alomyan, Hesham Raji – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
This paper reports a study, which investigated whether different instructional strategies might interact with individual's cognitive style in learning. A web-based learning package was designed employing three strategies, Interactive Concept Maps, Illustration with Embedded Text and Text-Only. Group Embedded Figure Test was administered to 178…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Concept Mapping
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Rassaei, Ehsan – Language Teaching Research, 2015
While previous research has indicated that learners with field-dependence (FD) and field-independence (FI) cognitive styles benefit differentially from different instructional modes, previous corrective feedback studies have ignored the issue of matching error correction strategies to learners' cognitive style. To shed some light on this issue,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning, Error Correction, Feedback (Response)
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Liew, Tze Wei; Tan, Su-Mae; Seydali, Rouzbeh – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
The present study examined the relationship among learners' differences, behaviors in manipulating variables, and learning achievements in a simulation-based program that supports discovery learning in the subject of C-programming algorithm. Participants (n = 66) took the Group Embedded Figures Test, Action Control Scale, and Computer…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Individual Differences, Self Efficacy, Student Behavior
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Duman, Bilal; Celik, Ozkan – Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of scenario-based learning on scenario writing and comprehension skills of the pre-service teachers having different cognitive styles. The study was designed according to single group pretest-posttest experimental model. The study group consists of 52 students from the departments of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Comprehension, Cognitive Style
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Nezhad, Gholam Reza Haji Pour; Shokrpour, Nasrin – English Language Teaching, 2012
Vocabulary knowledge influences the learners' performance so remarkably that success in all language skills is closely related to it. This vital role necessitates studies focusing on the most effective programs of teaching vocabulary. In this study, we aimed to explore the impact of static versus dynamic task type and the possible interaction with…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Task Analysis, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language)
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Golaghaei, Nassim – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2011
This article is primarily bidirectional in that it is concerned with two cognitive styles of field-dependency/independency on the one hand and breadth of vocabulary knowledge on the other hand. In other words, the present research primarily intends to investigate the nature of the students' vocabulary knowledge in the field of passive and active…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction