Learning Style and Consciousness Factors in E-Learning System on Information Security

  • Kiyoshi Nagata
  • Yutaka Kigawa
  • Tomoko Aoki
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


An E-learning system, which is considered as personalized, interactive, self-studying system, and free from time and place constraints, is an important factor for the flipped teaching. In Japanese higher educational institutions as in universities, many studies and practices on e-learning have been reported, but the state of trial and errors are still continuing. Thus, we propose the construction of an e-learning system incorporating not only with learner’s consciousness but also with their learning style. The system is consistent of three individual parts and one integration phase. The first part is composed of tools, methods, and facilities used to provide proper e-learning environment. The second part is composed of theoretical or practical result on learning styles. The third part is composed of learners’ consciousness factors on information security which we have studied by conducting questionnaire surveys to some Asian countries’ university students. In the integration phase, the components of e-learning discussed in the first part are evaluated from learning style related psychological aspects. Anticipated result in the paper is that we propose a prototype which includes several types of content with proper links to information security factors and to learning styles. By clarifying the relationship among some constituent elements related to the e-learning which helps flipped teaching, we propose a total integrated system of e-learning.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Business AdministrationDaito Bunka UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of International CommunicationMusashino Gakuin UniversitySaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of LawHeisei International UniversitySaitamaJapan

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