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Leaver, Betty Lou – 1997
The eight chapters of this book present tools to identify and resolve learning style conflicts. Chapter 1 discusses the philosophical foundations of education in the United States and other countries. Chapter 2 explains why identifying and accommodating learning styles is important, using case studies of unsuccessful students in real classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Large Group Instruction
Sandhu, Daya S. – 1994
This paper examines the importance of culturally-specific learning styles within the context of the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990. The Act posits that all students can learn, that students learn differently, and that students learn better when they are taught utilizing their preferred learning modalities. A review of the literature…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences
Ross, Dorian – 1985
A variety of research findings and observations concerning learning styles are compiled in this guide to help teachers understand the implications of their students' learning preferences. The first section describes the Learning Preference Inventory (LPI) as an instrument that asks the student to select among eight learning situations, e.g.,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Bilingual Students