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Learning with Virtual Reality: Its Effects on Students with Different Learning Styles

  • Elinda Ai-Lim Lee
  • Kok Wai Wong
  • Chun Che Fung
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6250)

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effects of a virtual reality (VR)-based learning environment on learners with different learning styles. The learning outcomes were measured cognitively through academic performance, and affectively through perceived learning effectiveness and satisfaction. A pretest-posttest design was employed for this study. A total of 232 students from four randomly selected co-education secondary schools in a city of East Malaysia participated in this study. There was no significant difference in the cognitive and affective learning outcomes for students with different learning styles in the VR-based learning environment. This shows that the VR-based learning environment offers promise in accommodating individual differences pertaining to learning styles.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Learning Style Gain Score Concrete Experience Virtual Reality Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elinda Ai-Lim Lee
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kok Wai Wong
    • 1
  • Chun Che Fung
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information TechnologyMurdoch UniversityMurdoch
  2. 2.FSKMMara University of Technology Sarawak Branch

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