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D'souza, Flavia; Kumari S. N, Vijaya – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2018
The fact that the future of a nation lies in the hands of its knowledgeable, technologically skilled, and civilized citizens is irrefutable. Secondary schools are primary centers for acquiring academic excellence as well as essential life skills. With each student being unique in his ability, learning styles, and social background, diverse…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Physics, Science Education
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Uzuntiryaki, Esen; Bilgin, Ibrahim; Geban, Omer – Hacettepe University Journal of Education, 2004
Individual differences play an essential role in teaching and learning. Students differ in their learning styles which indicate the way they learn. The purpose of this study was to determine pre-service teachers' learning style preferences and investigate whether there was a significant difference between males and females in their learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Cognitive Style, Multivariate Analysis, Gender Differences
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Kandil Ingec, Sebnem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study aims to determine the dominant learning styles of pre-service physics teachers and to examine them in terms of variables such as gender, information and communication technologies skills, academic achievement and type of motivation. Survey model was used. The sample composed of 50 pre-service physics teachers. The data were collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Physics
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Könings, Karen D.; Seidel, Tina; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Merriënboer, Jeroen J. G. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Teachers and students have their own perceptions of education. Congruent perceptions contribute to optimal teaching-learning processes and help achieving best learning outcomes. This study investigated patterns in differences between students' and teachers' perceptions of their learning environment. Student profiles were identified taking into…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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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Yildirim, Nail – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This research tests the effectiveness of taking learning style variables from the Kolb learning model in designing strategic planning seminars. We observe in our research that the participants in the seminar--school principals--positively judge the effectiveness of the seminar. The research also tests the seminar's effectiveness in terms of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Cognitive Style, Seminars
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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
Gallagher, Kevin P. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study's focus was to examine the impact of learning style on learning outcomes in an Interactive Multimedia Instruction program (IMI). The literature review emphasizes that incorporating technology alone does not ensure positive gains in an educational initiative. It also identified a number of factors that may influence how students will…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Cognitive Style, Familiarity, Hypermedia
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola – Science Education, 1986
Describes a study in Nigeria comparing achievement in biology with a student's preference for cooperative or competitive learning situations. Proposes that rural children prefer cooperative learning strategies while urban children prefer competitive ones. Presents data proposing that learning preference (cooperative vs competitive) directly…
Descriptors: Biology, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests, Competition
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Threeton, Mark D.; Walter, Richard A.; Evanoski, Daniel C. – Career and Technical Education Research, 2013
In an effort to provide further insight into the individual education needs of learners within the trade and industry sector of Career and Technical Education (CTE), the authors (a) sought to identify the predominant personality type and learning style distribution of postsecondary automotive technology students, as well as (b) evaluate whether…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Educational Needs, Vocational Education
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Schuh, Kathy L.; Kuo, Yi-Lung; Knupp, Tawnya L. – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2014
This study describes student perceptions of potential elaborative or generative learning strategies called student knowledge links. This construct was assessed using the Student Knowledge Linking Instrument-Perceptions (SKLIP), a new learning inventory to measure late-elementary student perceptions of the creation of student knowledge links. After…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Prior Learning
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Cimermanová, Ivana – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2009
The article discusses the issue of e-learning courses as an alternative to traditional face-to-face courses or the support of the face-face courses. The main aim of the article is not to decide which alternative is more effective, but to find out whether there are students with particular learning style who are pre-disposed to e-learning. There…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Conventional Instruction, Intermode Differences, Learning Strategies
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Lee, Mi-Soon; Siegle, Del – Gifted and Talented International, 2009
This study examined school factors related to the learning style preferences of gifted Korean American students. The "Learning Styles Inventory-III" ("LSI"; Renzulli, Rizza, & Smith, 2002) and the "Ethnic Orientation Scale" ("EOS") were administered to 407 Korean American students in 30 schools. A…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Gifted, Korean Americans, Measures (Individuals)
Pederson, Jacqueline K.; Askins, Billy E. – 1983
A study classified and compared the learning style preferences of learning-disabled (LD) and gifted elementary school students with peers who were not identified as gifted or LD. The Learning Style Inventory (Dunn, Dunn, and Price, 1981), covering 22 learning style elements grouped under four categories (environmental, emotional, sociological, and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Educational Diagnosis
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Garland, Diana; Martin, Barbara N. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2005
The Kolb Learning Style Inventory was used to identify differences between the learning styles of 168 students in traditional face-to-face courses and students in matched courses taught online. Additionally, the data for the online courses were divided by gender to determine if gender was a factor. Results of the analysis found that there was a…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Conventional Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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