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Lee, Chen Kang; Sidhu, Manjit Singh – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Engineering educators have been increasingly taking the learning style theories into serious consideration as part of their efforts to enhance the teaching and learning in engineering. This paper presents a research study to investigate the learning style preference of the mechanical engineering students in Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN),…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Preferences
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Tabor, Sharon W.; Minch, Robert P. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2013
Digital technologies offer many opportunities for creating engaging course content. In this study we captured student perceptions and adoption choices related to creating and using digital media as learning tools. Podcasts, video and other media were integrated in a variety of contexts and tasks in two undergraduate information technology (IT)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Adoption (Ideas), Electronic Learning
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Derakhshan, Ali; Shakki, Farzaneh – SAGE Open, 2018
It is also hypothesized that proficiency level may have a voice with respect to learning styles. Therefore, to throw light on this issue, the present investigation targeted the relationship between Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' learning styles and their levels of proficiency at Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran. To this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), College Students
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Zhan, Ginny Q.; Moodie, Douglas R.; Sun, Yanmin; Wang, Bailing – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This research project explores learning styles of college students in the US and China. The Grasha-Reichmann Student Learning Style Scale, designed to measure how college students view their learning, was used as the main instrument for the current study. A total of 511 college students, 274 from the US and 237 from China, participated in this…
Descriptors: College Students, Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Mehigan, Tracey J.; Pitt, Ian – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2012
Adaptive learning systems tailor content delivery to meet specific needs of the individual for improved learning-outcomes. Learning-styles and personalities are usually determined through the completion of questionnaires. There are a number of models available for this purpose including the Myer-Briggs Model (MBTI), the Big Five Model, and the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Telecommunications
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Al-Dujaily, Amal; Kim, Jieun; Ryu, Hokyoung – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
A concern of computer-based learning system design is how to accommodate learners' individual differences during learning activities. Previous research suggests that adaptive e-learning systems can effectively address such individual differences and, consequently, they enable more directed tutoring via computer-assisted instruction. In this paper,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Extraversion Introversion, Individual Differences, Learning Activities
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Nguyen, Dat-Dao; Zhang, Yue – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
This study uses the Learning-Style Inventory--LSI (Smith & Kolb, 1985) to explore to what extent student attitudes toward learning process and outcome of online instruction and Distance Learning are affected by their cognitive styles and learning behaviors. It finds that there are not much statistically significant differences in perceptions…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes
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Béres, Ilona; Magyar, Timea; Turcsányi-Szabó, Márta – Informatics in Education, 2012
In this paper we aim to describe the process by which our personalised web-based collaborative teaching/learning methodology (CECIP--Collaboration--Evaluation--Critical thinking--Individual assessment--learner Profile) evolved originating from Vygotsky's theory and based on the (C) collaborative construction of student's knowledge, (E) developing…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Psychology
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Smits, Dirk-Wouter; Verschuren, Olaf; Gorter, Jan Willem; Lindeman, Eline; Jongmans, Marian; Ketelaar, Marjolijn – Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine professionals' perceptions on classifying learning styles in the context of teaching motor activities to children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). The participants were 21 pediatric physical therapists (PPTs) and seven physical educators (PEs) in three schools for special education in The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cerebral Palsy, Adolescents, Classification
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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
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Sharp, John G.; Bowker, Rob; Byrne, Jenny – Research Papers in Education, 2008
Developments within education, psychology and the neurosciences have shed a great deal of light on how we learn while, at the same time, confirming for us all that learning is a profoundly complex process and far from understood. Against this background, and in this position article, we consider the recent rise in interest in the concept of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Visual Perception
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McNulty, John A.; Sonntag, Beth; Sinacore, James M. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2009
Web-based computer-aided instruction (CAI) has become increasingly important to medical curricula. This multi-year study investigated the effectiveness of CAI and the factors affecting level of individual use. Three CAI were tested that differed in specificity of applicability to the curriculum and in the level of student interaction with the CAI.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Student Surveys
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Harris, La Verne Abe; Sadowski, Mary S.; Birchman, Judy A. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2006
Kolb (2004) and others have defined learning style as a preference by which students learn and remember what they have learned. This presentation will include a summary of learning style research published in the "Engineering Design Graphics Journal" over the past 15 years on the topic of learning styles and graphics education. The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Periodicals, Drafting, Measures (Individuals)
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Aragon, Steven R. – Journal of American Indian Education, 2004
In the last of a three-part series, this study examined the information processing patterns of postsecondary American Indian/Alaska Native students attending community and tribal colleges in the Southwest. Using a survey design, students completed the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, the Briggs and Myers Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the Oltman,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Community Colleges
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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