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Severiens, Sabine; ten Dam, Geert – Higher Education, 1998
Two theories of learning (Vermunt's learning conceptions and Baxter Magolda's ways of knowing and patterns of reasoning) are compared using a general perspective and a gender perspective, with the aim of combining and extending them. Comparison suggests a number of relationships between theories on a conceptual level, but these could not be…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Educational Attitudes, Epistemology
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Severiens, Sabine E.; Ten Dam, Geert T. N. – Higher Education, 1994
Research since 1980 on gender and learning styles of students over age 18 is reviewed for commonalities in theory and research methodology. In addition, a quantitative meta-analysis was undertaken on two measures of learning style and study behavior to determine the direction and magnitude of gender differences in various samples. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Females