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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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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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Mohammadzadeh, Afsaneh – English Language Teaching, 2012
This study was carried out to find out if there was any significant difference in learning English collocations by learning with different dominant experiential learning styles. Seventy-five participants took part in the study in which they were taught a series of English collocations. The entry knowledge of the participants with regard to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Experiential Learning, Cognitive Style, Phrase Structure
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Ribich, Fred D.; Schmeck, Ronald R. – Journal of Research in Personality, 1979
Three self-report instruments assessing learning style were administered to 106 undergraduates. Performance measures on word list and prose learning tasks were also obtained using both immediate and delayed retention tests. Canonical correlation analysis of the pairs of instruments indicated a small to moderate amount of overlapped variance.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Correlation, Memory