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Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 29, No. 3 (2001) pp. 237–54
Describes a study of Australian post-secondary technology students that tested learning preferences using the Canfield Learning Styles Inventory. Topics include gender differences, age group differences, print versus nonprint, collaborative versus...
Educational Psychology Vol. 25, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 3–12
Using a sample of 314 Australian university students the Readiness for Online Learning questionnaire was tested for its technical characteristics of reliability and factorability, with results indicating the instrument has promise both for research...
Distance Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2000) pp. 29–48
Tested the learning preferences of 1252 vocational education and training (VET) learners using the Canfield Learning Styles Inventory. Results indicate that VET learners prefer dependent learning rather than self-directed learning, and learning...
Distance Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (May 01, 2004) pp. 107–123
Seven in-employment postgraduate Master's level students in an e-learning unit participated in this research, designed to identify tensions between participation in a community of learning that was part of their studies, and participation in the...
Distance Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (2003) pp. 57–67
Describes a test of the potential value of McVay's (2000) Readiness for Online Learning questionnaire on 107 undergraduates in the United States and Australia. Discusses results of a reliability analysis and a factor analysis, which indicated the...
Learning through Computer?Mediated Communication: A Comparison of Australian and Chinese Heritage Students
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 42, No. 2 (May 2005) pp. 123–134
Twelve Australian and 12 Chinese heritage students from a third-year university computer ethics subject completed a Readiness for Online Learning Questionnaire; and six students from each of these two groups participated in a student-facilitated...