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Bowen, Dorothy N. – International Library Review, 1988
Describes a study that examined the cognitive styles of African students in order to propose appropriate strategies for bibliographic instruction in African colleges. The results of the cognitive tests given to students are presented, and recommendations for appropriate teaching strategies are outlined. (12 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Chinien, Chris A.; Boutin, France – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1993
Reviews the literature on the cognitive style field dependent/field independent (FD/FI) and suggests implications for educational technologists in their efforts to address individual differences among learners during the instructional design process that would narrow the differential learning gain between FD and FI learners. Testing for FD/FI is…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Field Dependence Independence, Instructional Design, Learning Processes
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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Weller, Herman G.; And Others – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Discussion of hypermedia-based instruction (HBI) focuses on the effects of cognitive style on student achievement. The development of interactive software for eighth-grade students studying computer ethics is described; gender differences are examined; problems are identified; and information-accessing frequency is discussed. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy