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Gürses, Meral Özkan; Bouvet, Eric – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2016
This study aims to investigate the extent to which reading comprehension and learning styles are related to perceived use of reading strategies among students studying French at an Australian university and a Turkish university. Ninety-one participants completed a background questionnaire, the Survey of Reading Strategies, the Kolb Learning Style…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Cognitive Style, Reading Strategies
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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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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
McCormick, Kiyan – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Simulated learning experiences using high-fidelity human patient simulators (HPS) are increasingly being integrated into baccalaureate nursing programs. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine relationships among learning style, critical thinking disposition, critical thinking, and clinical judgment during high-fidelity human patient…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Critical Thinking, Personality, Clinical Diagnosis
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Threeton, Mark D.; Walter, Richard A.; Evanoski, Daniel C. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2013
In an effort to provide further insight into the individual education needs of learners within the trade and industry sector of Career and Technical Education (CTE), the authors (a) sought to identify the predominant personality type and learning style distribution of postsecondary automotive technology students, as well as (b) evaluate whether…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Educational Needs, Vocational Education
Dedic, Velimir; Markovic, Suzana – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Implementing Web-based educational environment requires not only developing appropriate architectures, but also incorporating human factors considerations. User interface becomes the major channel to convey information in e-learning context: a well-designed and friendly enough interface is thus the key element in helping users to get the best…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Science Education, Programming, Correlation
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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
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Cimermanová, Ivana – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2009
The article discusses the issue of e-learning courses as an alternative to traditional face-to-face courses or the support of the face-face courses. The main aim of the article is not to decide which alternative is more effective, but to find out whether there are students with particular learning style who are pre-disposed to e-learning. There…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Conventional Instruction, Intermode Differences, Learning Strategies
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Solvie, Pamela; Kloek, Molly – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2007
This research study investigated the use of technology tools to support constructivist learning experiences in a preservice teacher education reading methods course. Learning opportunities based on Kolb's learning styles model were used to support understanding of course content in the constructivist environment. Technology tools were used during…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Learner Engagement, Cognitive Style, Constructivism (Learning)