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Griggs, Shirley A. – 1991
The fundamental thrust of counseling for individual learning styles is eclectic; it provides a strong rationale for selecting counseling approaches which will enhance counselee learning and growth. Therefore, the learning style model needs to be introduced to graduate students and practicing counselors after they are thoroughly knowledgeable…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role, Elementary Secondary Education
Griggs, Shirley A. – 1991
The challenge for schools today is to assess the learning style characteristics of each student and to provide teaching and counseling interventions that are compatible with those characteristics. The counselor's role is major--both as a consultant to teachers and as a provider of counseling services. This digest discusses learning style models,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques
ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI. – 1993
This set of digests includes 35 two-page articles in the areas of counseling programs and practices; theory and research; and professional development. Fourteen articles are presented in the area of programs and practices. These range from the efficacy of school-based drug education programs to learning styles counseling. Six articles are…
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Services, Counselor Role, Counselors
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Griggs, Shirley A. – NASSP Bulletin, 1981
Suggests that individual students' learning styles should determine counseling techniques and strategies used and recommends use of the Learning Style Inventory for this purpose. Tables present learning style compatibility with selected counseling objectives, interventions, and programmed materials related to learning styles. (WD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Objectives, Guidance Programs
Price, Gary E.; Griggs, Shirley A. – 1985
This monograph discusses the learning style model for counseling college students. The targeted audience includes college counselors and counselor educators. Six objectives are noted: (1) to increase counselor effectiveness through individual learning style identification and prescription; (2) to provide counselors with a model for matching…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Counseling, Counseling Techniques
Mittag, Kathleen – 1998
Measures of normal variations in personality, called "psychological type," are frequently used in education (e.g., to identify learning styles) and counseling (e.g., in career counseling). However, the most frequently used measure of types has been criticized on various psychometric grounds. The present study investigated the…
Descriptors: Counseling, Factor Analysis, High School Students, High Schools
Thompson, Bruce; Arnau, Randolph C. – 1998
The Personal Preferences Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ) (B. Thompson) was developed to measure personal preferences with regard to Jungian psychological types. Instruments in this area are among the most popular measures used in education and psychology; the measures are used in matching teaching and learning styles, in individual…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Higher Education, Personality Assessment
Thompson, Bruce; Melancon, Janet G.; Kier, Frederick J. – 1998
The Personal Preference Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ) was developed to measure personal preferences as regards Jungian psychological types. Instruments in this area are among the most popular measures used in education and psychology; the measures are used in matching teaching and learning styles, in individual counseling and family…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling, Higher Education, Personality Assessment
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McCarthy, Patricia R.; And Others – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1986
Examined differences in the verbal behavior of deep-elaborative versus shallow-reiterative learners who discussed personal problems. Verbal behavior of deep-elaborative subjects was rated as clearer, deeper, and more conclusion oriented and personal. There were no differences between groups on counseling satisfaction. (Author/BL)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Science Research, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Cognitive Style
Petry, John R., Ed.; Guth, Lorraine J., Ed. – 1988
Abstracts of papers presented during discussion and display sessions, symposia, and training sessions at the Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA) Annual Meeting in 1988 are presented. Papers presented during the display sessions discuss the following topics: the use of data maps for displaying/analyzing statistical data; programs for…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Display Aids
Hurley, Audrey H. – 1997
A major concern of educators, counselors, and parents in the United States and throughout the world has been the costs and consequences of the high number of at-risk and dropout minority students. The intent of this paper is to explore the hypothesis that school counselors must know the implications of multicultural students' varied learning…
Descriptors: Counseling, Diversity (Student), Dropout Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Dunn, Rita; Griggs, Shirley A. – 1995
This consideration of learning style and the minority student analyzes and synthesizes the research that reveals the similarities and differences among the learning styles of culturally diverse populations and describes how to teach and counsel adolescents with different learning styles. Research suggests that students whose instruction is not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style
Jenkins, John M. – 1985
Beginning with the contention that the principal is the pivotal person in bringing about school improvement, this paper reviews several of the trends discussed in John Naisbitt's "Megatrends" and assesses their significance for public education in general and for the role of the principal in particular. These trends include (1) the shift…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Counseling, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs
Allen, Jackie M., Ed. – 1998
School counselors need new ideas to initiate change in school counseling programs. This book presents a collection of innovative paradigms and approaches. Part 1 presents articles on techniques and methods of counseling interventions: (1) Student Rights (C. C. Hogan); (2) At-Risk Students and Violence (L. Giusti); (3) Conflict Management (D. R.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Change Agents, Children