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ERIC Number: EJ774413
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 53
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1068-610X
Enhancing Standardized Assessment Scores and Academic Performance through Learning-Styles
Rochford, Regina A.
Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, v14 n1 p35-44 Fall 2006
Many educators contend that standardized assessments coerce instructors into teaching-to-the-test, a method which they claim promotes rote learning, limits academic growth and marginalizes at-risk learners. However, this researcher asserts that when underachieving developmental community college students are instructed with techniques congruent with their learning-style preferences, they can improve their standardized test scores, grade-point averages and rate of retention. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A