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Adoption of M-Learning in Business English Course and Its Relationship to Learning Style Preferences: An Empirical Investigation

Xiaojun Cao
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
The study has theoretically contributed by examining the impact of online learning styles on higher-order thinking skill (HOTS) in the M-learning environment.  ...  Practically, the colleges can improve the students HOTS by devising policies and educational programs focusing on learning styles.  ...  Generally, the study investigated the role of online learning styles on HOTS in an M-learning environment.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.881866 pmid:35602727 pmcid:PMC9116150 fatcat:kccdc3luxre2ndwc2qsgmcyqwm

Students' learning patterns and learning spaces in higher education: an empirical investigation in China

Ji Yu, Jan D. Vermunt, Catherine Burke
2020 Higher Education Research and Development  
This study investigates the relationship between students' learning patterns and learning spaces in higher education through empirical work.  ...  It was divided into two phases -firstly, it selected two contrasting learning spaces in a Chinese university and used an adapted Inventory of Learning Styles (ILS) to compare how students went about their  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the participants, the management staff of the two spaces for their cooperation with the study and permission for accessing to relevant materials and records.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07294360.2020.1775557 fatcat:tukn3qoconhnxm26jmp2fzeg4e

Gamifying informal learning activities using interactive displays: an empirical investigation of students' learning and engagement

Ioannis Leftheriotis, Michail N. Giannakos, Letizia Jaccheri
2017 Smart Learning Environments  
However, despite the increased prevalence of interactive displays and gamification, we know very little about how designers and instructors can gamify their learning activities by taking advantage of the  ...  For the empirical evaluation, pre-post attitudinal surveys and cognitive tests along with photos and observations were recorded and used.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-017-0041-y fatcat:es67csuirfdb3cntk7qiowkua4

Enhancing e-learning effectiveness using an intelligent agent-supported personalized virtual learning environment: An empirical investigation

Dongming Xu, Wayne W. Huang, Huaiqing Wang, Jon Heales
2014 Information & Management  
An empirical field experiment involving 228 university students was conducted.  ...  The literature suggests that instructional methods matching an individual's learning style are most effective for learning, and a computer-based education system with a personalizing component might be  ...  Constructivist learning is assumed to occur as an individual interacts with objects, whereas collaborative learning occurs through the interaction and cooperation of individuals.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:5xvvxk3dfnaxdppvevrfhk6fzm

Instructional Methods and Mental Models of Students: An Empirical Investigation

Sucheta Nadkarni
2003 Academy of Management Learning & Education  
In this study I explore the differences in the mental models of students exposed to three instructional methods of teaching an organizational behavior course-lecture-discussion, experiential, and hybrid  ...  The lecture-discussion and experiential methods are integrated into a "hybrid method" to exploit the synergy between the best features of the two methods.  ...  In the hybrid method, the instructor was primarily a facilitator and the emphasis was on collaborative learning.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amle.2003.11901953 fatcat:pt5ozl2qcffpbfmktb5qmd5hru

E-learning Barriers in the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Results from an Empirical Investigation

Lejla Vrazalic, Robert MacGregor, Donna Behl, Jean Fitzgerald
2010 IBIMA Business Review  
This paper describes a collaborative research project which empirically investigated the perceived barriers to e-learning for students studying at tertiary institutions in the UAE using an online questionnaire  ...  The preliminary research findings presented here will inform faculty who are integrating technology in their teaching and the tertiary institutions encouraging the use of e-learning as an integral part  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the collaborative team of colleagues from the following UAE and Omani tertiary institutions who contributed to this research project and specifically the development of  ... 
doi:10.5171/2010.458727 fatcat:7kna4cv2tzbtvg54kt2s2pnouu

Learners' Perspective on Critical Factors to LMS Success in Blended Learning: An Empirical Investigation

Kamla Ali Al-Busaidi
2012 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
The use of Learning Management System (LMS) in academic institutions is becoming an imperative for many institutions.  ...  (attitude, teaching style, control, and responsiveness), LMS characteristics (system quality, information quality, and service quality), classmates characteristics (attitude and interaction), course characteristics  ...  The well-designed online course should provide a rich environment for online communication, collaboration, and sharing of course materials.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03002 fatcat:cve3wr34brhirepxluewuti74u

What are the Latent Topics Associated with Experience in Flipped Learning? An Empirical Investigation of University Students' Interview Responses

Kyung-Hee Park, Yong-Hwan Bang
2021 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
of online platform, hybrid learning and Flipped Learning (FL).  ...  studies on FL between 2014 and 2020.  ...  An empirical investigation of university learner's interviews will help better understanding in the aspect of university student's learning by flipped learning.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v16i17.23375 fatcat:kux4w6ccnna7pggyk4e3rghlam

Nurture interest-driven creators in programmable robotics education: an empirical investigation in primary school settings

Siu-Cheung Kong, Yi-Qing Wang
2019 Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning  
Specifically, we designed a programmable robotics course for primary school students.  ...  Our findings suggested the importance of raising students' interest in robotics learning such that young students can become life-long interestdriven creators.  ...  In this regard, we felt the urge to explore robotics education with a more rigorous empirical design.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41039-019-0116-1 fatcat:foneat5e5bcrpd4fgs6iq2a2by

What drives m-learning? An empirical investigation of university student perceptions in Pakistan

Shakeel Iqbal, Zeeshan Ahmed Bhatti
2016 Higher Education Research and Development  
Mobile learning is gaining popularity in formal and informal education in both developed and developing countries.  ...  It can be an effective tool to overcome digital divide especially in developing countries.  ...  need for more evidence-based research to figure out the ways we think about creating and designing online experiences to enhance the quality of learning.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07294360.2016.1236782 fatcat:6tfrkjqomjcuth2qgwbrcevm5e

Trade Protection and Bureaucratic Corruption: An Empirical Investigation

Pushan Dutt
2005 Social Science Research Network  
learning style he adopt in his MBA learning journey. 6  ...  In order to obtain a real and true data, in-depth interview with the Libyan company managers and policy makers were performed to measure the impact and their perception and how they responds and act to  ...  : think & do Grasp: AC & transform: AE 6.2 Honey and Mumford (LSQ) learning styles but propose a new measure, the Learning Styles Questionnaire (LSQ), which is designed to ascertain the learner's  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.863444 fatcat:gp6c6ywwdngnxl2wrmf3ksc2ya

Consumer Logistics: An Empirical Investigation [chapter]

Kent L. Granzin, Kenneth D. Bahn
2014 Proceedings of the 1990 Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference  
an empirical investigation carried out on this micro-data.  ...  The second part of the report presents an empirical investigation of the micro data from the revised EC surveys of consumers and retailers.  ...  Box 18: Country indicators for the pillar on compliance and enforcement Note: The country indicators have been defined by the unit E1 of DG Justice and Consumers and constructed in collaboration with the  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13254-9_4 fatcat:n7ci5qw2ajhtpbbnmltw7u2hru

Explanation in mathematical conversations: an empirical investigation

Alison Pease, Andrew Aberdein, Ursula Martin
2019 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
Our work also provides further evidence for the utility of empirical methods in addressing philosophical problems.  ...  Analysis of online mathematics forums can help reveal how explanation is used by mathematicians; we contend that this use of explanation may help to provide an informal conceptualization of simplicity.  ...  We are grateful to the organizers of the Explanation in Mathematics and Ethics conference at the University of Nottingham, where an early version of the paper was given, and particularly to James Andow  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.2018.0159 pmid:30966975 pmcid:PMC6365846 fatcat:eiv2vesmbjaddbx5wqh26st4qa

Mitigating Vendor Silence in Offshore Outsourcing: An Empirical Investigation

Radhika P. Jain, Judith C. Simon, Robin S. Poston
2011 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Mitigating Vendor Silence in Offshore Outsourcing: An Empirical Investigation RADHIKA P. JAIN, JUDITH C. SIMON, AND ROBIN S. POSTON RADHIKA P.  ...  The new senior manage- ment put an emphasis on building open and collaborative relationships with offshore vendors.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222270409 fatcat:jthnialj45dvloapmv5wdj4zxm

An empirical investigation of the effectiveness of project-based course learning within hospitality programs: The mediating role of cognitive engagement

Shu-Yun "Sophie" Cheng
2013 Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education  
The results showed that learning motivation and self-efficacy have a positive effect on learning achievement while learning anxiety has a negative effect on learning achievement.  ...  The study examined the mediator role of cognitive engagement in the relationships among learning motivation, self-efficacy, learning anxiety, and learning achievement in Project-based learning (PBL) course  ...  This teaching approach engages students in continuous, collaborative, real-world investigation and allows students to learn by doing, applying their ideas while engaging in real-world activities by investigating  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhlste.2013.10.002 fatcat:jtjjlhmicvbtdcftgc3yfo6oay
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