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Kamal, Anju; Radhakrishnan, Souhreda – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Differences in styles of learning have become important considerations at all levels of education over the last several years. Examining college students' preferred style of learning is useful for course design and effective instructional methods. Using the Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles (ILS), and MBTI Inventories we investigate the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Preferences, Electronic Learning
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Fatahi, Somayeh – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
E-learning enables learners to learn everywhere and at any time but this kind of learning lacks the necessary attractiveness. Therefore, adaptation is becoming increasingly important and the recent research interest in the adaptive e-learning system. Since emotions and personality are important parts of human characteristics, and they play a…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Electronic Learning, Comparative Analysis, Emotional Response
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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
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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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Negreiros, João; Baptista, Zelia; Lee, Leanda – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
One of the purposes of this study is to evaluate how the choice of teaching method can be assisted by knowledge of a student's personality type and learning style. The present research is undertaken in the context of Web 2.0 tools use within the Portuguese literature subject at Escola Portuguesa de Macao (EPM). The Felder-Soloman index of learning…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Statistical Analysis