On Individually Adapted ICT Applications in Computer supported University Instruction

Ivana Šimonová, Martin Bílek

Abstract


The paper presents the research results reached within the project dealing with the teaching and learning process reflecting individual learning styles. In the first phase the respondents´ ways of processing information were detected by the Johnston’s Learning Combination Inventory. Then, resulting from the learning style theory and the concept Bloom’s digital taxonomy and collaboration, the IT application was designed generating appropriate types of study materials, assignments, testing methods and related activities towards tailoring the learning to student’s needs. Finally, this process applying both the computer-assisted and computer-managed approach to instruction was piloted and the collected results are provided in the form of didactic recommendations. These are structured according to types of information processors and analyzed from the learner’s and teacher’s point of view. The recommended learner’s approach focuses on both appreciated and frustrating activities, while teachers are provided with advice on how to run the process of instruction without been frustrating to learners.

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