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Yilmaz-Soylu, Meryem; Akkoyunlu, Buket – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2009
Every learning environment may attempt to raise successful students, but will not achieve the desired results if several essential elements are not considered in the instructional design process. These elements can be classified interior and exterior conditions. Learner characteristics, items of the interior conditions such as learning style, age,…
Descriptors: Research Design, Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Learning Processes
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Bayraktar, Gokhan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
The subjects of the present study are comprised of 50 university students who were enrolled in two classes of the general gymnastics course in the first year of Physical Education and Athletics Teaching during the 2009 to 2010 academic years. The purpose of this research, is to determine the effect of two different (cooperative and traditional)…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Chen, Yu-ching – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
With continued development of related technologies, Web 2.0 has become an important site of learning innovation. In particular, social networking sites such as Facebook, which have become popular, have the potential to function as an educational tool enabling peer feedback, interaction, and learning in a social context. Preparing appropriate…
Descriptors: Correlation, Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Social Networks
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Wismath, Shelly; Orr, Doug; Good, Brandon – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Twenty-first century teaching and learning focus on the fundamental skills of critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, and collaboration and communication. Metacognition is a crucial aspect of both problem solving and critical thinking, but it is often difficult to get students to engage in authentic metacognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Reflection
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Shoemaker, Nikki; Kelly, Marie – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2015
Students' learning styles play an important role in their success in the classroom and beyond. This study explores the learning styles of business students so that professors can better understand the instructional methods that are most beneficial for their students. A survey of 205 business students in an introductory accounting course revealed…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Business Administration Education, Cognitive Style
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Kuo, Yu-Chen; Chu, Hui-Chun; Huang, Chi-Hao – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Learning English is an important and challenging task for English as Foreign Language (EFL) students. Educators had indicated that, without proper learning support, most EFL students might feel frustrated while learning English, which could significantly affect their learning performance. In the past research, learning usually utilized grouping,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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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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Cuevas, Joshua; Dawson, Bryan L. – Theory and Research in Education, 2018
This study tested two cognitive models, learning styles and dual coding, which make contradictory predictions about how learners process and retain visual and auditory information. Learning styles-based instructional practices are common in educational environments despite a questionable research base, while the use of dual coding is less…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Models, Comparative Analysis
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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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Chiou, Chei-Chang; Lee, Li-Tze; Tien, Li-Chu; Wang, Yu-Min – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
This study explored the effectiveness of different concept mapping techniques on the learning achievement of senior accounting students and whether achievements attained using various techniques are affected by different learning styles. The techniques are computer-assisted construct-by-self-concept mapping (CACSB), computer-assisted…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Control Groups
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Çakiroglu, Ünal – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
This study examined the relationships among learning styles, study habits, and learning performances in an online programming language course. Sixty-two sophomore students who enrolled in an online introductory programming course participated in the study. Kolb's Learning Style Inventory (LSI) was used to measure the students' learning styles.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Study Habits, Distance Education, Academic Achievement
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Castro, Obdulia; Peck, Veronica – Foreign Language Annals, 2005
In order to identify what other elements besides linguistic deficits could be playing a role in foreign language learning difficulties, the Kolb Learning Styles Inventory was administered to students enrolled in regular and modified Spanish classes at a major U.S. university. Preliminary results gathered as part of a longitudinal study on learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Second Language Learning, Learning Problems, Spanish
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Goodridge, Wade H.; Lawanto, Oenardi; Santoso, Harry B. – International Education Studies, 2017
The implementation of a successful engineering program to a synchronous online curriculum is subject to many impacting factors. One such factor, that has not seen much investigation, concerns learning styles. Student learning styles may have a dramatic influence on the success of a synchronous online deliverable engineering graphics curriculum.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Graphics, Delivery Systems, Online Courses
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Smith, Kasee L.; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Student teaching as the culminating experience of a teacher preparation program has been shown to be of great importance in the preparation of pre-service agricultural educators (Harlin, Roberts, Mowen, Edgar, & Briers, 2007; Roberts, Mowen, Edgar, Harlin, & Briers, 2007; Kitchel & Torres, 2006, 2007; Myers & Dyer, 2004). Kolb's…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Scores, Student Teaching
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Scandura, Terri A. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
The action research method of appreciative inquiry (AI) was employed to develop a teaching tool. This exercise involves students' reflections on a course, noting when they learned the most. The AI process of appreciating, envisioning, dialoging, and innovating is used to help students reflect on how they learn. Instructors of all types of courses…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Experiential Learning, Feedback (Response), Action Research
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