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Fatahi, Somayeh; Moradian, Shakiba – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Emotions and personality are important parts of human characteristics and they play a significant role in parts of adaptive e-learning systems, it is essential to consider them in designing these systems. This paper presents an empirical study on the impact of using an adaptive e-learning environment based on learner's personality and emotion.…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Personality Traits, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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Bolliger, Doris U.; Erichsen, Elizabeth Anne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2013
The purpose of the study was to investigate differences in perceived student satisfaction in blended and online learning environments based on personality type. A total of 72 graduate students enrolled in blended and online courses at two research universities in the United States completed an abbreviated online version of the Myers-Briggs Type…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Personality, Graduate Students
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Devaraj, Nirupama; Raman, Jaishankar – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2014
We investigate the impact of active learning techniques, specifically experiment based learning, in a Principles of Economics class. Our case study demonstrates that when using pedagogical techniques intended to facilitate active learning, teachers should be intentional about incorporating components of learning that appeal to students with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Cognitive Style, Active Learning, Case Studies
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LaPrairie, Kimberly; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Three major topics related to grouping students (i.e., group-learning paradigms, learning group configuration, and student leadership in academic work groups) were reviewed. Given the confusion arising from the interchangeable use of terms associated with group learning, a detailed comparison of cooperative and collaborative group-learning…
Descriptors: Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Group Dynamics, Student Leadership, Cooperative Learning
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Rastegarmoghadam, Mahin; Ziarati, Koorush – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Swarm intelligence approaches, such as ant colony optimization (ACO), are used in adaptive e-learning systems and provide an effective method for finding optimal learning paths based on self-organization. The aim of this paper is to develop an improved modeling of adaptive tutoring systems using ACO. In this model, the learning object is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Educational Technology
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Fatahi, Somayeh; Shabanali-Fami, Faezeh; Moradi, Hadi – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The learning style of a learner is an important parameter in his learning process. Therefore, learning styles should be considered in the design, development, and implementation of e-learning environments to increase learners' performance. Thus, it is important to be able to automatically determine learning styles of learners in an e-learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Behavior
Fatahi, Somayeh; Moradi, Hadi; Farmad, Elaheh – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Learning Style (LS) is an important parameter in the learning process. Therefore, learning styles should be considered in the design, development, and implementation of e-learning environments. Consequently, an important capability of an e-learning system could be the automatic determination of a student's learning style. In this paper, a set of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Electronic Learning, Student Behavior
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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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Ellis, Robert; Allan, Robert; Jensen, Kathrine – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2011
In the UK, Personal Development Planning (PDP) is now an important part of a student's time at university. Its aim is to help students develop skills that will help them at university and in the workplace. However, research has shown that students do not always engage with this element of the curriculum. The aim of this article is to report on an…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reflective Teaching, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Bonifas, Robin P.; Gray, Amanda K. – Educational Gerontology, 2013
Although several interprofessional education projects have addressed training allied health students for effective teamwork in geriatrics, few curriculum evaluation studies have examined differences in learning outcomes between interprofessional and traditional uniprofessional approaches, especially for social work students. This paper compares…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Geriatrics, Comparative Analysis
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Brown, Jo-Anne – Physics Teacher, 2018
Psychology has been an avocation of mine for almost 20 years, and over the past decade I have begun integrating this knowledge into my classroom. My first introduction to psychology was through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator┬«. MBTI looks at preferences in how people interact with the world around them. By recognizing how different students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Tabor, Sharon W.; Minch, Robert P. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2013
Digital technologies offer many opportunities for creating engaging course content. In this study we captured student perceptions and adoption choices related to creating and using digital media as learning tools. Podcasts, video and other media were integrated in a variety of contexts and tasks in two undergraduate information technology (IT)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Adoption (Ideas), Electronic Learning
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Peterson, Christina Hamme – College Teaching, 2012
Group-based learning is common practice in university classrooms. Despite the frequent student complaint of social loafing from teammates, methods for teaching students how to address teamwork issues are rarely incorporated into group assignments. Students are instructed on their final product, rather than their group process. In this article, an…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Summative Evaluation, Group Dynamics, Teaching Methods
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Cotler, Jami L.; DiTursi, Dan; Goldstein, Ira; Yates, Jeff; DelBelso, Deb – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
In this paper we examine whether emotional intelligence (EI) can be taught online and, if so, what key variables influence the successful implementation of this online learning model. Using a 3 x 2 factorial quasi-experimental design, this mixed-methods study found that a team-based learning environment using a blended teaching approach, supported…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Emotional Intelligence, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
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Doyle, Louise – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2014
This account of practice outlines how action learning was used as the key component of a leadership development initiative for managers in an acute hospital setting. It explains how the initiative was conceived, why action learning was chosen and how action learning principles were incorporated. Insights into the outcomes and considerations for…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Leadership Training, Hospitals, Health Services
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