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Papadopoulos, Pantelis M.; Demetriadis, Stavros N.; Stamelos, Ioannis G.; Tsoukalas, Ioannis A. – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of question prompts on student learning in relation to their learning styles. The context of the study is technology-enhanced learning in an ill-structured domain. Design/methodology/approach: The study conditions were the same for all the students in the four learning style groups.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Prompting, Predictor Variables
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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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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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Inal, Sevim; Büyükyavuz, Oya; Tekin, Mustafa – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Since people have different ways of perception, levels of motivation, and attitudes towards teaching and learning they consistently differ from each other in their preferences of learning and acquiring knowledge. Therefore, the more instructors understand the differences, the better chance they have of understanding and meeting the diverse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Preservice Teachers
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Avsec, Stanislav; Szewczyk-Zakrzewska, Agnieszka – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2017
This paper aims to investigate the predictive validity of learning styles on academic achievement and technological literacy (TL). For this purpose, secondary school students were recruited (n = 150). An empirical research design was followed where the TL test was used with a learning style inventory measuring learning orientation, processing…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Technological Literacy, Secondary School Students
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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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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
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
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Al-Dujaily, Amal; Kim, Jieun; Ryu, Hokyoung – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
A concern of computer-based learning system design is how to accommodate learners' individual differences during learning activities. Previous research suggests that adaptive e-learning systems can effectively address such individual differences and, consequently, they enable more directed tutoring via computer-assisted instruction. In this paper,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Extraversion Introversion, Individual Differences, Learning Activities
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
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
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Tumkaya, Songul – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The aim of this study is to investigate the epistemological beliefs of university students according to their genders, classes, fields of Study, academic success and learning styles. This study was carried out with 246 females and 242 males, in total 488 university students. The data was collected through Epistemological Beliefs Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Epistemology, Beliefs, College Students
Bhrommalee, Panu – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Online learning provides learners with more convenient and flexible ways of learning than does a traditional learning environment. Many Thai universities have implemented online learning for their students despite a lack of knowledge and understanding about students' attitudes toward and behavioral intention to using the system. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Online Courses
Caldwell, Adonna B. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate if there were relationships between college students' talent themes as defined by the Clifton StrengthsFinder(TM) Instrument and their learning style as defined by Kolb Learning Styles Inventory. Logistical regression methodology was utilized to assess the relationship between learning styles and talent…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Nursing Students, Empathy, College Students
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