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Aragon, Steven R. – Journal of American Indian Education, 2004
In the last of a three-part series, this study examined the information processing patterns of postsecondary American Indian/Alaska Native students attending community and tribal colleges in the Southwest. Using a survey design, students completed the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, the Briggs and Myers Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the Oltman,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Community Colleges
Browne, Dauna B. – 1986
This paper summarizes research on learning styles, then examines the cognitive style of Native American primary school students. Five theories of cognitive style (Dunn and Dunn, Gregorc, Kagan, Witkin, and Cohen) are examined along with the test instruments these theories have fostered. A sixth concept of cognitive style, brain hemispheric…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Style, Early Childhood Education
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Saracho, Olivia N. – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1982
Cognitive styles characterize individuals' personalities as well as their social and cognitive functioning. An assessment of cognitive style can present another dimension of individual differences in children as the basis for planning and evaluating early childhood programs. (Author/LC)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Style, Evaluation Needs, Learning Processes