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Torres, Sonia Maldonado – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between Latino Students' learning styles and their academic performance. Students' academic performance was measured using their overall grade point average (GPA). A group of 229 Latino students who were enrolled at an urban community college in New York City participated in the study. Two…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students
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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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Boström, Lena – International Education Studies, 2012
Students' individual learning strategies have been identified as important skills in order to succeed in school as well as important for lifelong learning. The Swedish steering documents are permeated by an epistemological and a methodological variation based on the individual student's learning. Learning how to learn has been identified by the EU…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Style, Preferences
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
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Dincol-Ozgur, Sinem – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The aim of this study was to determine the learning styles of prospective chemistry and science teachers, and to examine the effects of different learning styles on their self-regulated learning skills. The survey method which is one of the quantitative research methods was used in this study. A total of 251 prospective chemistry and science…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Chemistry, Science Teachers
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Günes, M. Handan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study has been carried out with the aim of researching dominant learning styles of the students studying at the biology departments of the faculty of science or the faculty of arts and sciences as well as the dominant learning styles of the prospective biology teachers studying at the faculty of education of universities in Turkey, by taking…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Biology, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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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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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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Afshar, Hassan Soodmand; Tofighi, Somayyeh; Hamazavi, Raouf – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
The idea that language learning is facilitated or inhibited by a multitude of factors has prompted scholars in the field to investigate variables considered to be crucial in the process of second or foreign language learning. This study investigated relationships between emotional intelligence, learning style, language learning strategy use, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Emotional Intelligence
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Akça, Figen – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
The present research aims to investigate the relationship between the learning strategies, learning styles, the locus of control and the academic success of prospective teachers. The study group consists of 198 university students in various departments at the Uludag University Faculty of Education. Research data were collected with the Locus of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Success, Preschool Teachers
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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco J.; Leyva-Cruz, María G.; Moreno-Alcaraz, Flérida – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the many notions that have been introduced in education in the last 50 years is that of learning styles. This idea is very popular and enjoys good acceptance. However, from a scientific perspective this notion is very controversial. In this sense, Coffield, Moseley, Hall, and Ecclestone, made the first systematic review on the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Reliability
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Corbitt, William Keith – Dimension, 2017
Research on the acquisition of foreign languages by at-risk students has primarily focused on the Linguistic Coding Deficit Hypothesis (Horwitz, 2000). Recently, there has been a growing discussion regarding the effects of learning style rigidity (Castro, 2006; Castro and Peck, 2005; Corbitt, 2011; Sparks, 2006) and metacognitive awareness…
Descriptors: Metacognition, At Risk Students, Cognitive Style, Linguistic Theory
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Nolting, Kimberly; Nolting, Paul – AMATYC Review, 2008
Research supports the effectiveness of matching instructional methods with student learning preferences (Dunn et al., 1995; Pascarella and Terenzini, 2005). Several challenges exist, however, for mathematics departments to design classroom learning experiences that allow students to learn mathematics and learn how to study math through their…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, Instructional Improvement
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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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Searson, Robert; Dunn, Rita – Science and Children, 2001
Describes a teaching model that uses learning styles. Five elements of learning styles are discussed: (1) environmental; (2) emotional; (3) sociological; (4) physiological; and (5) psychological. Describes using the learning styles assessment in the classroom. The study revealed that when students were taught tactually and kinesthetically rather…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Science Education
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