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Byrnes, Scott William – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The assimilation and synthesis of knowledge is essential for students to be successful in chemistry, yet not all students synthesize knowledge as intended. The study used the Learning Preference Checklist to classify students into one of three learning modalities--visual, auditory, or kinesthetic (VAK). It also used the Kolb Learning Style…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Social Change, Individualized Instruction, Standardized Tests
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Altun, Hasan; Serin, Oguz – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the distribution of talented students' course achievements in the fields of mathematics and science, according to the learning styles. General screening method was used in this research. The universe of the research consists of Ninth grade students (2016-2017) who study at Bornova Anatolian High School.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement
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Altun, Hasan – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate high school students' geometry course achievement according to their learning styles. 11th grade students in Izmir constitute the general universe of the research and the sampling of the research comprises of 11th grade students in Karabaglar district. Sampling of the research consists of total 50 high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Geometry
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Bhat, Mehraj A. – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
Reasoning and problem solving skills are not just for researchers; they are also progressively significant for making knowledgeable decisions in our everyday lives. Showing variations in learning styles have any influence on these skills? The current state of research address the learning styles in context of reasoning and problem solving ability.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Logical Thinking, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
Agar-Jacobsen, Roberta J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The primary goal of this study was to examine the relationship between deaf and hard-of-hearing students' learning style preferences and compare them to their nondeaf peers. Specifically, this study used 90 students throughout western Washington State, 45 per group. Quantitative data were collected using the 104-question survey Learning Style…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Deafness, Grade 6
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Orhun, Nevin – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
This study examined the relationship between learning styles of students and their success on a mathematics course. In this study, the categorization of high school students' learning style scores was defined. The given method for calculating the learning style scores was developed by the author. The purpose of this study was to raise the success…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Mathematics Instruction, Correlation, Classification
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Konert, Johannes; Gutjahr, Michael; Göbel, Stefan; Steinmetz, Ralf – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2014
For adaptation and personalization of game play sophisticated player models and learner models are used in game-based learning environments. Thus, the game flow can be optimized to increase efficiency and effectiveness of gaming and learning in parallel. In the field of gaming still the Bartle model is commonly used due to its simplicity and good…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Games
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Könings, Karen D.; Seidel, Tina; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Merriënboer, Jeroen J. G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Teachers and students have their own perceptions of education. Congruent perceptions contribute to optimal teaching-learning processes and help achieving best learning outcomes. This study investigated patterns in differences between students' and teachers' perceptions of their learning environment. Student profiles were identified taking into…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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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
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
Clayton-Johnson, Miriam; Soyibo, Kola – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2005
This study was designed to ascertain if (a) the level of biology performance of the selected 393 Jamaican 11th-graders (188 boys, 205 girls)--who constituted the main study's sample--was satisfactory or not; (b) there were statistically significant differences in their performance linked to their gender, attitudes towards biology, learning styles,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Cognitive Style, Science Achievement, Biology