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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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Psycharis, Sarantos; Botsari, Evanthia; Chatzarakis, George – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
Learning styles are increasingly being integrated into computational-enhanced earning environments and a great deal of recent research work is taking place in this area. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the computational experiment approach, learning styles, epistemic beliefs, and engagement with the inquiry process on the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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Canales Rodríguez, Emma Leticia; Garcia Robelo, Octaviano – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This is a study on learning styles based on the Kolb model (1984). It was conducted on a sample of Mexican higher education students, to develop a picture of their learning styles at three different stages during their studies. The intention was to determine whether there were differences between students majoring in educational sciences and law,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Cognitive Style, Higher Education
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Tulbure, Cristina – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2012
Within this paper, we are focusing on the relationships between teaching strategies, learning styles, and the students' academic achievement in higher education. The main objective of this study is to compare three groups of pre-service teachers having different majors (i.e., Educational Sciences, Economic Sciences, and Foreign Languages) in order…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Strategies, Teaching Methods
Bhrommalee, Panu – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Online learning provides learners with more convenient and flexible ways of learning than does a traditional learning environment. Many Thai universities have implemented online learning for their students despite a lack of knowledge and understanding about students' attitudes toward and behavioral intention to using the system. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Online Courses
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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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