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ERIC Number: ED404995
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Pages: 5
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Learning Style Theory and Bibliographic Instruction: The Quest for Effective Bibliographic Instruction.
Bodi, Sonia
Instructional librarians in academic libraries continue to think critically about their function, methodology, and teaching effectiveness as they assist students in their quests for knowledge. While several factors identify effective teaching, one important component is teaching to the diversity of learning styles of the students. This paper examines David A. Kolb's theory of experiential styles of the students. This paper examines David A. Kolb's theory of experiential learning, which stresses the role of process in life-long learning. Kolb's theory has been used with success at North Park College in Chicago (Illinois) in the bibliographic instruction program, which focuses on both the process of finding information and on the evaluation of resources. In the multifaceted process of bibliographic instruction, meeting the various learning modes of students may be the key to improving teaching effectiveness and facilitating student learning. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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