ERIC Number: EJ357319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Using Kolb's Learning Cycle to Improve Student Learning.
Stice, James E.
Engineering Education, v77 n5 p291-96 Feb 1987
Describes the learning style inventory and learning cycle developed by David Kolb. Discusses the learning cycle's four stages as concrete experience, reflective observation, abstract conceptualization, and active experimentation. Offers an example from a chemical engineering class in which Kolb's ideas are used in an effort to improve instruction. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Cognitive Style, College Science, Engineering Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Mathematical Applications, Observational Learning, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Learning Style Inventory