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Bhatnagar, Tushar; Sinha, Vinita – Journal of International Students, 2018
Every individual is characterized by a learning style which an individual develops over a course of time. The learning style may be shaped by different cultural environment. This study aims to find and compare the learning style of Indian and German business students by examining the learning styles of 81 students from India and Germany. The study…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Mohr, Alexander Toni; Holtbrugge, Dirk; Berg, Nicola – Teaching in Higher Education, 2012
This paper uses data gathered from 953 students to investigate how far individuals' preferences for a particular learning style are associated with the perceived usefulness of e-learning. Our findings reveal the effect of individuals' learning styles as well as their gender and professional experience on the perceived usefulness of different forms…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Cognitive Style, Electronic Learning, Correlation
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Kößler, Franziska J.; Nitzschner, Marco M. – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2015
Based on research about humor, foreign languages, and instructional design, in the current study we examined whether successful learning is related to using different types of media. We compared the comprehension of an economic concept in novices (N = 82) under three conditions: a Wikipedia article, a funny, and a serious YouTube video. The media…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Media Selection, Delivery Systems
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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