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Sternquist, Brenda; Huddleston, Patricia; Fairhurst, Ann – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
We provide an overview of ways to involve undergraduate business and retailing students in faculty research projects and discuss advantages of these student-faculty collaborations. We use Kolb's experiential learning cycle to provide a framework for creating an effective and engaging undergraduate research experience and use it to classify types…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Retailing, Distributive Education, Research Projects
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Parahakaran, Suma – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Learners in higher education are self -driven to attain goals and objectives of what is required by the Universities for career prospects in the fields of Sciences and Technology. This paper analyses theories of experiential learning which will contribute to implementation of Ethical behaviors in science and technology towards citizenship…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Ethics, Higher Education, Science Education
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Hodge, Laurin; Proudford, Karen L.; Holt, Harry, Jr. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
Business educators have been challenged to provide a learning experience that prepares graduates to successfully compete in a dynamic business environment. The insistence on building demonstrable competencies prior to entering the workforce has led to a shift in the academic community. Experiential learning has gone from the uncommon, exceptional…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Relevance (Education), Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study
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Erton, Ismail – Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to show that the reflections of different personality types can be observed in students' developing different learning styles for themselves. It is hypothesized that personality may be a dominant factor in achieving the educational goals through several learning styles in foreign language achievement. To clarify this…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Extraversion Introversion, Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning
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Zaidel, Mark; Luo, XiaoHui – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
This study investigates the efficiency of multimedia instruction at the college level by comparing the effectiveness of multimedia elements used in the computer supported learning with the cost of their preparation. Among the various technologies that advance learning, instructors and students generally identify interactive multimedia elements as…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Learning Modules, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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McNulty, John A.; Sonntag, Beth; Sinacore, James M. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2009
Web-based computer-aided instruction (CAI) has become increasingly important to medical curricula. This multi-year study investigated the effectiveness of CAI and the factors affecting level of individual use. Three CAI were tested that differed in specificity of applicability to the curriculum and in the level of student interaction with the CAI.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Student Surveys
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Loyens, Sofie M. M.; Rikers, Remy M. J. P.; Schmidt, Henk G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2008
The present study investigated relationships between students' conceptions of constructivist learning on the one hand, and their regulation and processing strategies on the other hand. Students in a constructivist, problem-based learning curriculum were questioned about their conceptions of knowledge construction and self-regulated learning, as…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Psychology, Learning Strategies, Problem Based Learning
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Mather, Jennifer A.; Champagne, Angele – College Quarterly, 2008
University students may not always learn in ways that match those that professors use in their teaching. Third-year students at a small, mainly undergraduate, Canadian university showed a wide variety of approaches when tested with Kolb's (1976) Learning Style Inventory. Students in the Humanities were the most varied, and those in Health Science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Cognitive Style, Teaching Styles
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Peker, Murat; Mirasyedioglu, Seref – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences of pre-service elementary school teachers' attitudes towards mathematics according to their learning styles. Two hundreds eighty one pre-service elementary school teachers were involved in this study. The researchers employed two types of instruments, Learning Style Inventory and Scale…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers
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Nastanski, Michael; Slick, Thomas – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
This paper discusses the importance of student learning styles within a Distance Learning (DL) classroom. The study examines the learning style preferences of online business students as measured by the Kolb Learning Style Inventory and determines if a significant difference in course grades and course completion rates exist between students when…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cognitive Style, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Harris, La Verne Abe; Sadowski, Mary S.; Birchman, Judy A. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2006
Kolb (2004) and others have defined learning style as a preference by which students learn and remember what they have learned. This presentation will include a summary of learning style research published in the "Engineering Design Graphics Journal" over the past 15 years on the topic of learning styles and graphics education. The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Periodicals, Drafting, Measures (Individuals)
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Manochehri, Nasar; Young, Jon I. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2006
This study compared the effects student learning styles with Web-based learning (WBL) and traditional instructor-based learning (ILB) on student knowledge and satisfaction. Learning methods (Web-based and instructor-based) and learning styles (Diverger, Converger, Assimilator, and Accommodator) were the independent variables. Student knowledge and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Web Based Instruction, Conventional Instruction
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Salter, Daniel W.; Evans, Nancy J.; Forney, Deanna S. – Journal of College Student Development, 2006
The stability of learning style preferences, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Learning Style Inventory (LSI), was examined using a configural frequency analysis of differences. Thirteen cohorts (222 graduate students) completed the instruments 3 times during their programs. Implications for use of learning style measures…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Measurement, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Fahy, Patrick J.; Ally, Mohamed – American Journal of Distance Education, 2005
This article describes a study of the relation between learning style, as measured by the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, and online communication behavior, as measured by analysis of transcripts of computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) interaction using a previously developed tool. Analysis of over fifty-nine hundred sentences, generated by forty…
Descriptors: Interaction, Cognitive Style, Computer Mediated Communication, Graduate Students
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Wolfe, Kara; Bates, Derald; Manikowske, Linda; Amundsen, Rebecca – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory describes how learners see and interpret information. Past studies have analyzed learning styles of certain professions and majors. This study evaluated whether student learning styles differ by major. The Marshall and Merritt Learning Style Inventory was completed by 531 students. Differences were found in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories, Learning Processes