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Zaidel, Mark; Luo, XiaoHui – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
This study investigates the efficiency of multimedia instruction at the college level by comparing the effectiveness of multimedia elements used in the computer supported learning with the cost of their preparation. Among the various technologies that advance learning, instructors and students generally identify interactive multimedia elements as…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Learning Modules, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Parahakaran, Suma – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Learners in higher education are self -driven to attain goals and objectives of what is required by the Universities for career prospects in the fields of Sciences and Technology. This paper analyses theories of experiential learning which will contribute to implementation of Ethical behaviors in science and technology towards citizenship…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Ethics, Higher Education, Science Education
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Lodge, Jason M.; Hansen, Louise; Cottrell, David – Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
Learning styles have been widely accepted in pedagogical practice but suffer from a distinct lack of empirical support. While a diverse range of learning styles have been proposed, modality preference has received the most attention within educational research and practice. Supporters of this theory posit that each individual has a dominant sense…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Modalities, Preferences, Research Problems
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Hodge, Laurin; Proudford, Karen L.; Holt, Harry, Jr. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
Business educators have been challenged to provide a learning experience that prepares graduates to successfully compete in a dynamic business environment. The insistence on building demonstrable competencies prior to entering the workforce has led to a shift in the academic community. Experiential learning has gone from the uncommon, exceptional…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Relevance (Education), Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study
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Nastanski, Michael; Slick, Thomas – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
This paper discusses the importance of student learning styles within a Distance Learning (DL) classroom. The study examines the learning style preferences of online business students as measured by the Kolb Learning Style Inventory and determines if a significant difference in course grades and course completion rates exist between students when…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Cognitive Style, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Hawk, Thomas F.; Shah, Amit J. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2007
The emergence of numerous learning style models over the past 25 years has brought increasing attention to the idea that students learn in diverse ways and that one approach to teaching does not work for every student or even most students. We have reviewed five learning style instruments (the Kolb Learning Style Indicator, the Gregorc Style…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Learning Motivation, Teaching Methods
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Schenck, Jeb; Cruickshank, Jessie – Journal of Experiential Education, 2015
In pursuing a refined Learning Styles Inventory (LSI), Kolb has moved away from the original cyclical nature of his model of experiential learning. Kolb's model has not adapted to current research and has failed to increase understanding of learning. A critical examination of Kolb's experiential learning theory in terms of epistemology,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Neurosciences, Cognitive Style, Learning Theories
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Sternquist, Brenda; Huddleston, Patricia; Fairhurst, Ann – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
We provide an overview of ways to involve undergraduate business and retailing students in faculty research projects and discuss advantages of these student-faculty collaborations. We use Kolb's experiential learning cycle to provide a framework for creating an effective and engaging undergraduate research experience and use it to classify types…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Retailing, Distributive Education, Research Projects
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Wolfe, Kara; Bates, Derald; Manikowske, Linda; Amundsen, Rebecca – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory describes how learners see and interpret information. Past studies have analyzed learning styles of certain professions and majors. This study evaluated whether student learning styles differ by major. The Marshall and Merritt Learning Style Inventory was completed by 531 students. Differences were found in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories, Learning Processes
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Gooden, Doreen J.; Preziosi, Robert C.; Barnes, F. Barry – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
As educators our primary focus is that of ensuring that students experience positive learning outcomes. Research, however, has shown that there are differences in students' learning styles and that these differences will impact on the overall learning process. One way of ensuring that these positive outcomes are achieved is by identifying the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Processes, Measures (Individuals), Teaching Methods
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Erton, Ismail – Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to show that the reflections of different personality types can be observed in students' developing different learning styles for themselves. It is hypothesized that personality may be a dominant factor in achieving the educational goals through several learning styles in foreign language achievement. To clarify this…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Extraversion Introversion, Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning
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Peker, Murat; Mirasyedioglu, Seref – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences of pre-service elementary school teachers' attitudes towards mathematics according to their learning styles. Two hundreds eighty one pre-service elementary school teachers were involved in this study. The researchers employed two types of instruments, Learning Style Inventory and Scale…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Elementary School Teachers
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Loyens, Sofie M. M.; Rikers, Remy M. J. P.; Schmidt, Henk G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2008
The present study investigated relationships between students' conceptions of constructivist learning on the one hand, and their regulation and processing strategies on the other hand. Students in a constructivist, problem-based learning curriculum were questioned about their conceptions of knowledge construction and self-regulated learning, as…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Psychology, Learning Strategies, Problem Based Learning
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Peker, Murat – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in the teaching anxiety of pre-service teachers in mathematics according to their learning style preferences. There were a total of 506 pre-service teachers involved in this study. Of the total, 205 were pre-service elementary school teachers, 173 were pre-service elementary mathematics…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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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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