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Searson, Robert; Dunn, Rita – Science and Children, 2001
Describes a teaching model that uses learning styles. Five elements of learning styles are discussed: (1) environmental; (2) emotional; (3) sociological; (4) physiological; and (5) psychological. Describes using the learning styles assessment in the classroom. The study revealed that when students were taught tactually and kinesthetically rather…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Science Education
Smith, Linda H.; Renzulli, Joseph S. – 1982
This article focuses on an educational versus psychological definition of learning styles and offers a rationale for matching student and teacher style based upon this definition. A survey of various matching approaches is provided along with a classification chart that visually differentiates among alternative matching strategies. The Learning…
Descriptors: Charts, Classification, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style
Ballinger, Robert L.; Ballinger, Virginia S. – 1983
An approach to developing materials and activities based on learners' individual needs begins with administration of the Learning Style Inventory, an instrument that identifies 32 factors related to student learning in four stimuli groups: environmental, emotional, sociological, and physical. With the printout of each student's learning style…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests