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Wismath, Shelly; Orr, Doug; Good, Brandon – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Twenty-first century teaching and learning focus on the fundamental skills of critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, and collaboration and communication. Metacognition is a crucial aspect of both problem solving and critical thinking, but it is often difficult to get students to engage in authentic metacognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Reflection
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Mather, Jennifer A.; Champagne, Angele – College Quarterly, 2008
University students may not always learn in ways that match those that professors use in their teaching. Third-year students at a small, mainly undergraduate, Canadian university showed a wide variety of approaches when tested with Kolb's (1976) Learning Style Inventory. Students in the Humanities were the most varied, and those in Health Science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Cognitive Style, Teaching Styles
Mariash, Leonard James – 1983
This study used the Learning Style Inventory by Dunn, Dunn, and Price to identify learning style variables among school students in isolated Northeastern Manitoba communities. The importance of these learning styles to educational practice is discussed. The study sample consisted of Cree-speaking students enrolled in grades 4 through 10 at 3…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Attendance, Canada Natives