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Peterson, Kay; DeCato, Lisa; Kolb, David A. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
This article introduces ways in which movement can enhance one's understanding of how to learn using Experiential Learning Theory (ELT) concepts of the Learning Cycle, Learning Styles, and Learning Flexibility. The theoretical correspondence between the dialectic dimensions of the Learning Cycle and the dimensions of the Laban Movement Analysis…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Experiential Learning, Motion, Cognitive Style
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Mazerolle, Stephanie M.; Bowman, Thomas G.; Benes, Sarah S. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2015
Context: Clinical experiences help athletic training students gain real-time learning experiences by engaging in patient care. Observational learning has been identified as important to athletic training student development, yet little is known about its effectiveness. Objective: To explore the athletic training students' perspectives on their…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Athletics, Allied Health Occupations Education, Observational Learning
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Chen, Yu-ching – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
With continued development of related technologies, Web 2.0 has become an important site of learning innovation. In particular, social networking sites such as Facebook, which have become popular, have the potential to function as an educational tool enabling peer feedback, interaction, and learning in a social context. Preparing appropriate…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Social Networks
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Parnrod, Urarat; Darasawang, Pornapit; Singhasiri, Wareesiri – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2014
This qualitative study aims at investigating the relationship among cognitive styles, learning strategies and task. In order to determine the dominant cognitive styles of the subjects, questionnaires designed by Kolb (2005) were distributed to 778 engineering students. From the data analysis, it was found that two cognitive…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Learning Strategies
DiGiovanni, Lisa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The American Heart Association's HeartCode[TM] Healthcare Provider (HCP) Basic Life Support (BLS) e-learning program with voice-advisory manikins was implemented in an acute care hospital as the only teaching method offered for BLS certification. On course evaluations, healthcare provider staff commented that the VAM technology for skills practice…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Cognitive Style, Health Personnel, First Aid
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Sullivan, Daniel; Colburn, Michael; Fox, Daniel E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Team teaching an undergraduate business capstone course has the potential of providing students with an enhanced learning experience in a number of ways. This study examines the relationship between faculty and student learning styles and their impact on student perception and satisfaction in a highly collaborative team taught undergraduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Team Teaching
Graff, Elissa R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This mixed-methods study combined a survey instrument, the Learning Style Inventory (LSI), with a selected group of follow-up interviews for the purpose of determining how experiential practices affected student engagement and learning. Quantitative data analysis established students' preferences for more active involvement in learning practices…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Mixed Methods Research, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
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Hughes, Carolyn; Steinhorn, Rachel; Davis, Blair; Beckrest, Sara; Boyd, Elizabeth; Cashen, Kelly – Journal of College Student Development, 2012
We investigated whether participation in a university-based, service learning mentoring program could affect college students' learning about social inequities and the effects of poverty. The program we examined combined four critical components: (a) Mentor training, (b) mentoring youth on-site in their high-poverty environments, (c) mentors'…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Mentors, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Service Learning
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Ozgen, Kemal; Bindak, Recep – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The purpose of this study is to identify the opinions of high school students, who have different learning styles, related to computer use in mathematics education. High school students' opinions on computer use in mathematics education were collected with both qualitative and quantitative approaches in the study conducted with a survey model. For…
Descriptors: High School Students, Cognitive Style, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Education
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Boström, Lena – International Education Studies, 2012
Students' individual learning strategies have been identified as important skills in order to succeed in school as well as important for lifelong learning. The Swedish steering documents are permeated by an epistemological and a methodological variation based on the individual student's learning. Learning how to learn has been identified by the EU…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Style, Preferences
Spear Ellinwood, Karen Courtenay – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study explores the web-navigation practices of adult learners in higher education and re-conceptualizes the concept of the organizing circumstance of self-managed learning, originated by Spear and Mocker (1984). The theoretical framework draws on funds of knowledge theory from a cultural historical perspective and elaborates a Vygotskian…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Experience, Internet
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Young, Arlene Shorter – Journal of International Students, 2011
Given the receptivity of American colleges to international students, administrators and professors must recognize the diversity such registrants bring to campus in the form of achievement, age, gender, language, and national differences. The purpose of this study was to compare learning style preferences of international first year college…
Descriptors: College Students, Anxiety, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style
Martin, Hyacinth C. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The descriptive phenomenological study explored qualitatively the lived experiences of freshman nursing students who were taught with teaching strategies that were different from the strategies to which they were accustomed. Further, the study explored whether or not the teacher's teaching strategies complemented the learning styles of the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Observation, Nurses, Interviews
Gill, Rajinder S. – Online Submission, 2010
American students accustomed to standardization in secondary education have experience with fulfilling the requirements imposed upon them, but often these students require further assistance to facilitate their personal decisions about education after high school. Postsecondary education and career preparation programs, educators, and educational…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Counseling, Postsecondary Education, Career Counseling
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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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