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Sudria, Ida Bagus Nyoman; Redhana, I. Wayan; Kirna, I. Made; Aini, Diah – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This study aimed to examine the effect of Kolb's learning styles on chemical learning activities and achievement of reaction rate taught by inductive guided inquiry learning. The population was eleventh grade Science students of a senior secondary school having relatively good academic input based on national testing results in Bali, Indonesia.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Inquiry
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Ă–zdemir, Nevin; Kesten, Alper; Iskin, Pinar – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of four-year-long undergraduate education on the learning styles of prospective teachers of social studies. This study was conducted in accordance with longitudinal method, which is one of the research designs used in developmental psychology researches. The study was conducted with the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Cognitive Style, Preservice Teachers, Social Studies
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Chiou, Chei-Chang; Lee, Li-Tze; Tien, Li-Chu; Wang, Yu-Min – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
This study explored the effectiveness of different concept mapping techniques on the learning achievement of senior accounting students and whether achievements attained using various techniques are affected by different learning styles. The techniques are computer-assisted construct-by-self-concept mapping (CACSB), computer-assisted…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Control Groups
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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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Wismath, Shelly L.; Orr, Doug – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
Problem solving and collaborative communication are among the key 21st century skills educators want students to develop. This paper presents results from a study of the collaborative work patterns of 133 participants from a university level course designed to develop transferable problem-solving skills. Most of the class time in this course was…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Case Studies, Metacognition
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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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Vilppu, Henna; Mikkila-Erdmann, Mirjamaija; Ahopelto, Ilona – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The aim of the study was to investigate the role of regulation and processing strategies in understanding science text. A total of 91 student teachers answered open-ended questions concerning photosynthesis before and after reading either a traditional or a refutational science text. After this, they also answered parts of the Inventory of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Processes, Science Instruction, Role
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Hung, Yen-Chu – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2012
The instructional value of web-based education systems has been an important area of research in information systems education. This study investigates the effect of various teaching methods on program design learning for students with specific learning styles in web-based education systems. The study takes first-year Computer Science and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Programming
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Mamo, Martha; Ippolito, James A.; Kettler, Timothy A.; Reuter, Ronald; McCallister, Dennis; Morner, Patricia; Husmann, Dann; Blankenship, Erin – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2011
Evolving computer technology is offering opportunities for new online approaches in teaching methods and delivery. Well-designed web-based (online) lessons should reinforce the critical need of the soil science discipline in today's food, energy, and environmental issues, as well as meet the needs of the diverse clientele with interest in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Pretests Posttests, Soil Science
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Tully, Derek; Dunn, Rita; Hlawaty, Heide – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2006
This research compared the effects of a Programmed Learning Sequence (PLS) (Dunn & Dunn, 1993) versus Traditional Teaching (TT) on 100 sixth-grade Bermudian students' test scores on a Fractions Unit. Fifty-three males' and forty-seven females' learning styles were identified with the "Learning Style Inventory" (LSI) (Dunn, Dunn,…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Cognitive Style, Semantics