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Laflamme, Marc; Krull, Ulrich J.; deBraga, Michael; Piunno, Paul A. E. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
The Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory (AIRLab) is a team-based multidisciplinary research course that focuses on the development of advanced skills including critical thinking, limits of knowledge awareness, metacognition, autonomy, professional capacity, and decision making in complex environments. For many students, AIRLab…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Interdisciplinary Approach, Scientific Research, Science Laboratories
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Scandura, Terri A. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
The action research method of appreciative inquiry (AI) was employed to develop a teaching tool. This exercise involves students' reflections on a course, noting when they learned the most. The AI process of appreciating, envisioning, dialoging, and innovating is used to help students reflect on how they learn. Instructors of all types of courses…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Experiential Learning, Feedback (Response), Action Research
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Young, Mark; Collins, Marianne K. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
This paper describes an innovative Principles of Marketing course design and delivery which matches learning and teaching styles, while reducing multi-section variation. Value co-creation is encouraged by instructors and students collaborating in the creation of customized learning experiences which facilitates both teaching style and learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Marketing
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Furutan, Omid – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
Management faculties often use cases, simulations, and research projects to achieve learning objectives in the Principles of Management class. This class typically aims to introduce students to the topics of "planning, organizing, coordinating, staffing, directing, budgeting, controlling, and evaluating functions of management; leadership…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Experiential Learning, Educational Principles, Educational Practices
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McArdle, Michele – Visions, 2010
Teng's (2007) article entitled "Lessons Learned from Initiating a Community College Learning Community Program" provided a foundation for community college leaders who are interested in working with faculty in creating a learning community on campus. Teng (2007) listed the five lessons that may be useful guidelines to other colleges who…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Social Support Groups, Program Development, Community Colleges
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Mazerolle, Stephanie; Yeargin, Susan – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2010
Context: A thorough knowledge of anatomy is needed in four of the six domains of athletic training: prevention, injury/condition recognition, immediate care, and treatment/rehabilitation. Students with a solid foundation can achieve competency in these specific domains. Objective: To provide educators with pedagogical tools to promote a deeper…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Athletics, Injuries, Anatomy
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Nicoll-Senft, Joan M.; Seider, Susan N. – College Teaching, 2010
Much attention has focused on learning styles and their impact on the teaching and learning process; however, little has been done to systematically incorporate learning style theory into actual teaching, nor to systematically examine its potential impact on student learning in higher education. As part of a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Models
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Franzoni, Ana Lidia; Assar, Said – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
Recent research on the learning process has shown that students tend to learn in different ways and that they prefer to use different teaching resources as well. Many researchers agree on the fact that learning materials shouldn't just reflect of the teacher's style, but should be designed for all kinds of students and all kind of learning styles.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods, Classification, Questionnaires
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Olson, Valerie Dong – College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 2008
Instruction of competent psychomotor skill necessitates an eclectic approach. The principles of learning, complemented with learning styles and sensory modalities preferences, provide a background for teaching physical skills. The use of the psychomotor domain of Bloom's Taxonomy as a map and corresponding behavioral objectives foster the mastery…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Objectives, Psychomotor Skills, Teaching Methods, Behavioral Objectives
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Rayneri, Letty J.; Gerber, Brian L. – Roeper Review, 2003
Students learn new or difficult information most effectively when the classroom environment is compatible with their learning style preferences. Determining learning style preferences can be accomplished by administering the Learning Style Inventory (LSI). However, to understand compatibility with the classroom, an instrument that quantifies…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Classroom Environment, Academically Gifted, Cognitive Style
Miller, Pamela – 2001
Research shows that student motivation and performance improves when instruction is adapted to student learning preferences and styles. Educators have a responsibility to understand the diversity of their students and to present information in a variety of ways in order to accommodate all learners' preferences. Several learning styles theories…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Beck, Charles R. – Teacher Educator, 2001
Analyzes three common learning style inventories (LSIs)-- 4MAT System, Dunn's LSI, and Renzulli and Smith's LSI--matching them to the most compatible teaching strategies. The paper presents tables to help teachers select the most appropriate teaching strategies, makes suggestions for selecting and designing LSIs, and discusses practical…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Modalities
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Manner, Barbara M. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2001
Outlines the types of learning styles and multiple intelligences as well as instructional techniques that work best with students' respective learning traits. (SAH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Higher Education, Learning, Multiple Intelligences
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Searson, Robert; Dunn, Rita – Science and Children, 2001
Describes a teaching model that uses learning styles. Five elements of learning styles are discussed: (1) environmental; (2) emotional; (3) sociological; (4) physiological; and (5) psychological. Describes using the learning styles assessment in the classroom. The study revealed that when students were taught tactually and kinesthetically rather…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Science Education
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Huxham, Mark; Land, Ray – Innovations in Education and Training International, 2000
Discussion of group work projects in higher education focuses on a comparison of the performance of student groups formed randomly, with those formed using the Honey and Mumford learning styles questionnaire. Describes results that indicate no significant difference in student performances and considers the relationship to the Kolb model.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Group Activities
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