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Synonyms for assimilator

someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

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The evaluation of the mentors' learning styles included diverger (1), assimilator (3), accommodator (3), and converger (2).
Diverger, Assimilator, Converger and Accommodator for learners were used.
Assimilators are similar to convergers in a way because they are more interested in theories than in people.
Gholizadeh and Ahqar [7] stated that the students with the diverger learning styles had significantly higher selfefficacy ratio than the students' with the converger, assimilator, and accommodator learning styles.
This study found little gender difference in terms of preferred styles of learning: both groups tended to favor converger and assimilator styles.
Kenneth Cushner, "Assessing the Impact of a Culture-general Assimilator," International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 13, 125-146, 1989.
Although the percentages indicated more men than women preferred the assimilator learning approach and more women than men prefer the diverging and accommodating learning approaches, the Chi-square tests were not significant.
An Assimilator learns best by reasoning, through placing information into concise and logical form, using a combination of abstract conceptualization and reflective observation.
Within this type of learner are four subtypes: the converger, diverger, assimilator, and accommodator.
In the Abkhazian historical writings, Georgia is presented as a chauvinist assimilator and a coloniser, whose activity brought along the escalation of the conflict during perestroika, which culminated with a war in 1992-1993.
They studied four learning styles: accommodation, convergence, divergence, assimilation and found that masculinity increased the likelihood that an individual would prefer an assimilator learning style characterized by abstract conceptualization and reflective observation while individualism increased the likelihood an individual would prefer a convergent learning style characterized by active experimentation and abstract conceptualization.
Using combinations of these four learning abilities, the LSI defines four dominant learning styles: converger, diverger, assimilator, and accommodator.
Intercultural training methods Category of method Method Outcome Lecture Knowledge Cognitive Written Material Knowledge (acquire knowledge) Computer-based Knowledge, skills material Self-assessment Knowledge Case studies Knowledge, skills Active Simulation and games Knowledge, skills, (learn by doing) attitudes Role-play Skills, attitudes Exercises Knowledge, skills Contrast culture Attitudes Intercultural Critical incidents Knowledge, skills, attitudes (develop cultural Culture assimilator Knowledge, skills, attitudes self-awareness and Culture analysis Knowledge, skills promote intercultural Cross-cultural Knowledge, attitudes competencies) dialogues Area studies Knowledge Knowledge, Immersion skills, attitudes Other Art and culture Knowledge, skills, attitudes
These two dimensions form the following four quadrants reflecting four learning styles (see Figure 1): accommodator, diverger, assimilator, and converger.