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Miller, Lawrence R., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The benefits of involvement in work-integrated learning programs, also known as cooperative education have been touted since inception in 1899. Unfortunately, little research has been published related to the factors that impact enrollment within these programs. The purpose of this study was to examine the factors that have influenced the…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Cooperative Education, Community Colleges, Measures (Individuals)
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
Martin, Hyacinth C. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The descriptive phenomenological study explored qualitatively the lived experiences of freshman nursing students who were taught with teaching strategies that were different from the strategies to which they were accustomed. Further, the study explored whether or not the teacher's teaching strategies complemented the learning styles of the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Observation, Nurses, Interviews
Courtright, Joachim – ProQuest LLC, 2017
INTRODUCTION. The learning style of a student is an important factor in their ability to gain knowledge. This is especially important in challenging curriculums such as the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. A common tool to assess one's learning style is The Kolb Learning Styles Inventory (LSI). A common tool used to measure the…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Physical Therapy, Comparative Analysis, Cognitive Style
Deever, Walter Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2012
More than half of adults in the USA have quantitative literacy ratings at or below a basic level. This lack of literacy often becomes a barrier to employability. To overcome this barrier, adults are returning to college to improve their quantitative skills and complete an undergraduate education, often through an accelerated degree program. A…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Adult Learning, Nontraditional Students, Workshops
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
Weeks, Joseph A., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This research project was a descriptive study which measured the differences between generation, learning style, modality of course delivery and learning outcomes of the education sessions for participants in the regional higher education institution's professional development program. This research study focused on the faculty development program…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Outcomes of Education, Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods
Joseph, Soosannamma – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A major challenge in the nursing education system is to assist nursing students to be successful in the program and on the National Council of Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Nursing schools have a critical responsibility for contributing to the nation's need for more qualified nurses in order to reduce the impact of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Associate Degrees, Nursing Education, Nursing Students
West, Ellen Jo – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Each student has a unique learning style or individual way of perceiving, interacting, and responding to a learning environment. The purpose of this study was to identify and compare the prevalence of learning styles among undergraduate Sport Management Studies (SMS) students at California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U). Learning style…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Distance Education, Incidence, Web Based Instruction
Roberts, Larry N. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
With more adults seeking unique and meaningful learning experiences in both recreational and professional arenas, informal learning institutions, such as museums, zoos, and botanical gardens are a natural source. Informal learning opportunities are the business of these institutions; moreover, a goal in education mission statements of many of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cognitive Style, Informal Education, Museums
Baker, Tanya Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This quantitative study examined the relationships and effects of women's learning styles and achievement and success at a Midwestern, private, Catholic, liberal arts women's undergraduate program. The primary focus was on first-year female students' learning styles and how these learning styles may affect their GPAs and decisions to persist to…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Success, Cognitive Style
Peters, Kathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Learning styles have been an area of interest in educational psychology for many decades. However, community college students have been overlooked in learning styles research. To enhance teacher efficacy and student success, it is important to continue to evaluate the relationship between learning styles and academic achievement. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement
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
Chaney, Heide L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Problem: Sepsis is a nocuous host response to infection that leads to organ dysfunction and hypotensive shock. Now deemed a public health burden, sepsis is predicted to increase as the population in the United States ages. Recent research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that 80 percent of sepsis begins outside…
Descriptors: Microbiology, Adults, Primary Health Care, Pilot Projects
Spear Ellinwood, Karen Courtenay – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study explores the web-navigation practices of adult learners in higher education and re-conceptualizes the concept of the organizing circumstance of self-managed learning, originated by Spear and Mocker (1984). The theoretical framework draws on funds of knowledge theory from a cultural historical perspective and elaborates a Vygotskian…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Experience, Internet
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