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Dilekli, Yalçin – Online Submission, 2017
The current study investigates the relationship between critical thinking skills and learning styles of mentally gifted students. The participants were 225 gifted students in Turkey attending Science and Art Centres which are after-school activity centers for mentally gifted students. Participants were 9-15 years old and were attending secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Style
Cumming, W. F. Preston – Online Submission, 2012
The increasing expectations for all incoming faculty to not only produce exceptional research, but also be better communicators and educators immediately has put the pressure on graduate students looking to move into academia to improve on their ability to teach. By providing the opportunity for Masters and PhD level students, the Departments of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Geography Instruction, Ecology, Biology
Kondor, Carrie Ann Hyde – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this study was to discover and successfully implement multiple strategies for differentiation that would engage and motivate Talented and Gifted (TAG) learners. Six TAG students from a third grade general education classroom setting participated in this study. Differentiation strategies of a learning style inventory, a project…
Descriptors: Grade 3, General Education, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation
Azevedo, Ross E.; Akdere, Mesut – Online Submission, 2006
This study is an inquiry into the use of the Kolb Learning Styles Inventory (KLSI) as a training tool rather than as strictly a diagnostic tool. The idea is to assess whether it is possible to alter the perception of learners on the divergence of learning styles through an appropriate conditioning process. Using an experimental design this study…
Descriptors: Research Design, Human Resources, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
Gill, Rajinder S. – Online Submission, 2010
American students accustomed to standardization in secondary education have experience with fulfilling the requirements imposed upon them, but often these students require further assistance to facilitate their personal decisions about education after high school. Postsecondary education and career preparation programs, educators, and educational…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Counseling, Postsecondary Education, Career Counseling