Chris Chinien

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The purpose of this chapter is to examine the implications of the cognitive-style dimension of field independence/dependence for adult learners in distance learning environments. Chinien and Boutin (1992–93) suggest a student’s repertoire of cognitive skills can serve to facilitate or debilitate a student’s performance in a learning task. Cognitive skills(More)
Although ICT-mediated learning is a main stay in second language learning, its full impact on student achievement is still unknown. A significant knowledge gap still exists regarding students' outcomes when ICT mediated testing is used for assessing listening comprehension and speaking ability in second language learning. Additionally, little is known(More)
ICT-mediated learning appears to hold great promise for achieving the goal of education for all such as, reducing the long-existing disparity between north and south, reducing poverty and promoting social inclusion. However, the integration of ICTs in education requires considerable investment in time and resources. Consequently, when planning to integrate(More)
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