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Students’ Perceived Benefits of Case-Based E-Learning According to Their Learning Styles PROCEEDINGS

, , , The University of Georgia, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Although many benefits of case-based instruction with technology have been reported, there are few empirical studies of how the benefits of multimedia-based, case-based e-learning (CBEL) are mediated by students' individual differences, such as their learning styles. Understanding the relationships between students' learning styles and the learning benefits of CBEL is important not only for the effective design of CBEL, but also for its appropriate use. This study investigates how students perceive the benefits of a CBEL lesson according to the four dimensions of learning style (sensing-intuitive, sequential-global, active-reflective, and visual-verbal dimensions). Fifty fourth-year students in a dental school were given a one-hour long lesson of CBEL for anesthesiology. The results revealed that sensing, sequential, and reflective learners tended to have a more meaningful learning experience with the given CBEL lesson compared with intuitive, global, and active learners.

Citation

Choi, I., Lee, S.J. & Jung, J.W. (2006). Students’ Perceived Benefits of Case-Based E-Learning According to Their Learning Styles. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1902-1909). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 24, 2017 from .

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