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Title: Exploring the Validity of Learning Styles as Effective Personalization Parameters in eLearning Environments: An Eyetracking Study
Authors: Al-Wabil, Areej.
AlGibreen, Hebah.
George, Remya.
Aldosary, Buthainah.
Keywords: Eye tracking, elearning, learning style
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: IEEE CPS
Citation: In proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Technology and Development ICCTD 2010, Nov 2, 2010, pp. 174-179.
Abstract: This paper describes how learning styles relate to visual attention in eLearning environments. In this study, eye gaze of participants was recorded as they interacted with an eLearning module and their comprehension was examined as well as their individual learning style. Findings suggest that learners differ in their visual attention distribution according to their learning style. Verbal learners allocate attention to textual content more than multimedia, and visual learners scan the text and direct more attention to multimedia elements than textual content on the screen. Design implications for eLearning environments are discussed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/17246
ISSN: Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-8844-5
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