ERIC Number: ED396587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Learning Styles in the ESL/EFL Classroom.
Reid, Joy M., Ed.
A selection of essays in learning styles in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction includes: "Cultural Differences in Learning Styles" (Gayle L. Nelson); "Difficulties with Cross-Cultural Learning-Styles Assessment" (Patricia A. Eliason); "Gender Differences in Language Learning Styles: What Do They Mean?" (Rebecca L. Oxford); "Cognitive and Learning Styles of High School Students: Implications for ESL Curriculum Development" (Emma Violand-Sanchez); "Drawing Out Communication: Student-Created Visuals as a Means for Promoting Language Development in Adult ESL Classrooms" (Sharron Bassano, Mary Ann Christison); "Meeting Language Learners' Sensory-Learning-Style Preferences" (Nancy Kroonenberg); "Tolerance of Ambiguity and the Teaching of ESL" (Christopher M. Ely);"Expanding Student Learning Styles through Poetry" (Christison, Bassano); "Culture-Specific Perceptual-Learning-Style Preferences of Postsecondary Students of English as a Second Language" (Christine Stebbins); "Learning Styles and Strategies in Adult Immigrant ESL Students" (Laura Rossi-Le); "Learning Styles and Elementary School ESL" (Sabrina Peck); "Learning Styles and ITA Training" (Kristina Torkleson); "ESL Composition and Learning Styles" (Patricia L. Carrell, Laura B. Monroe); "Field-Dependence/Field-Independence in the L2 Classroom" (Carol A. Chapelle); and "Understanding and Empowering Diverse Learners in the ESL Classroom" (Kate Kinsella). Substantial forms, questionnaires, and related materials are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Ambiguity, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Field Dependence Independence, Foreign Students, High School Students, Immigrants, Individual Differences, Learning Modalities, Poetry, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sex Differences, Student Characteristics, Student Developed Materials, Teacher Education, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Methods, Visual Aids, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles; Books
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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