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Worthley, Karin Marie Evenson – 1987
This research examined the learning style factor of field dependence/independence and the problem solving strategies of Hmong male refugee students 17 years old and older who were attending or planning to attend post secondary education institutions in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The research was conducted from July 1986 to July 1987 to test two…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Field Dependence Independence
Lane, David S., Jr.; Newman, Dianna L. – 1985
College undergraduates (n=44) were given a measure of field independence-dependence prior to receiving instruction in conditional reasoning. Instruction incorporated various aspects of an earlier effective instructional system that was adapted for present learners and was incorporated into a larger, more typical classroom group. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Analysis of Covariance, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Restructuring, Field Dependence Independence
Smith, Tommy; Easterday, Kenneth E. – 1994
Efforts are being made to modify existing analytical teaching methods and curricula in mathematics to make them more holistic, to better match the learning styles of minority students. These changes have to be made by existing secondary and college mathematics faculty. Given the properties of field dependence-independence in human cognition,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Education Majors, Field Dependence Independence, Higher Education
Burton, Linda – 1985
The effects of musical accompaniment on two different visual information processing activities were examined in individuals of differing selected personality types. The Myers Briggs Type Indicator Form G was administered to classes of University students. From the results, four subgroups, the sensing-thinking, sensing-feeling, intuitive-feeling,…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Cognitive Processes, Higher Education, Individual Differences