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Carpio, Carmen; Amérigo, María; Durán, Manuel – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
This study evaluates the effectiveness of an intervention programme administered to blind and sighted school students. The students were given information concerning style, author and technique of three paintings from three different artistic periods, as well as guidelines to assess the overall aesthetics of each image. This programme was…
Descriptors: Intervention, Inclusion, Blindness, Vision
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Andrew, Matthew; Taylorson, Jennifer; Langille, Donald J.; Grange, Aimee; Williams, Norman – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to survey student opinions about technology in order to best implement and utilize technology in the classroom. In this paper, technology refers to 'digital technology'. The aims of this study were to: (1) examine student attitudes towards technology in regards to enjoyment and perceived usefulness; (2)…
Descriptors: Preferences, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Information Technology
Caudill, Gil – Technology Connection, 1998
Outlines three basic learning modalities--auditory, visual, and tactile--and notes that technology can help incorporate multiple modalities within each lesson, to meet the needs of most students. Discusses the importance in multiple modality teaching of effectively assessing students. Presents visual, auditory and tactile activity suggestions.…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Turner, Nancy D'Isa – Reading Improvement, 1993
Examines the effects of modified instruction and high ability fifth-grade students' use of metacognition on spelling achievement. Notes that the instruction was modified to match the visual, auditory, tactile, and kinesthetic preferences of the group. Finds positive results. (RS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
Mixon, Kevin – Teaching Music, 2004
Some band teachers wonder why they often have to repeat themselves several times for their band students. Of course there may be more than one reason, but it is possible that some teachers are accommodating only one learning style with their teaching. After the author of this article did a bit of study, he thought this might have been happening to…
Descriptors: Sequential Approach, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Multiple Intelligences
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Loper, Sue – Educational Leadership, 1989
A teacher reports on helpful advice she received from a colleague when she started teaching: to teach students in the cognitive mode in which they learn best (auditory, visual, kinesthetic, or tactile). (TE)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Dimensional Preference, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Cropper, Carolyn – Gifted Child Today Magazine, 1994
This study examined learning styles in 137 high ability fourth-grade students. All students were administered two learning styles inventories. Characteristics of students with the following learning styles are summarized: auditory language, visual language, auditory numerical, visual numerical, tactile concrete, individual learning, group…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Gifted, Individual Differences, Individualized Instruction
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Wallace, James – Reading Improvement, 1995
Examines the perceptual learning style preferences of sixth- and seventh-grade students in the Philippines. Finds that the visual modality was the most preferred and the auditory modality was the least preferred. Offers suggestions for accommodating visual, tactile, and kinesthetic preferences. (RS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Educational Research, Intermediate Grades
Geisert, Gene; Dunn, Rita – 1990
Although the use of computers in the classroom has been heralded as a major breakthrough in education, many educators have yet to use computers to their fullest advantage. This is perhaps due to the traditional assumption that students differed only in their speed of learning. However, new research indicates that students differ in their style of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Software Reviews
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Hartjen, Lisa F. – Art Education, 2012
In this article, the author shares her kinesthetic-based art classroom unit. The kinesthetic-based art unit was originally designed to address disparities in learning styles present in her art classroom. In particular, students who were generally disruptive during teacher-centered art instruction often focused easily during lessons infused with…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Kinesthetic Methods
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Rayneri, Letty J.; Gerber, Brian L.; Wiley, Larry P. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2006
Inconsistent performance by gifted students has been a source of frustration for both parents and educators for decades. Several studies on gifted under achievement point to a connection between student learning styles and classroom performance.This study examined the learning styles of gifted middle school students, student perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Style, Academically Gifted, Middle School Students
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Park, Clara C. – Urban Education, 2000
Investigated the perceptual learning style preferences (auditory, visual, kinesthetic, and tactile) and preferences for group and individual learning of Southeast Asian students compared to white students. Surveys indicated significant differences in learning style preferences between Southeast Asian and white students and between the diverse…
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Cognitive Style, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Rayneri, Letty J.; Gerber, Brian L.; Wiley, Larry P. – Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, 2003
A study involving 62 gifted students (grades 6-8) found many low-achievers (n=16) showed a strong need for tactile and kinesthetic modalities; intake of food, drinks, or both; sound in the learning environment; informal seating design; and dim lighting. The low achievers did not perceive themselves to be persistent. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Cognitive Style, Gifted, Kinesthetic Methods
Valdez, Maria – 1994
A program was developed for improving the reading skills of 22 first-grade bilingual students in a suburban K-6 elementary school located northwest of Chicago. The problem was detected because the first grade bilingual students had not achieved reading fluency at the conclusion of the academic school year and, consequently, did not exhibit strong…
Descriptors: Action Research, Bilingual Students, Cognitive Style, Early Intervention
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Manfra, Meghan McGlinn; Gray, George E., Jr.; Lee, John K. – Social Education, 2010
Social studies teachers assess their students in a number of ways. Among these are formative assessments, authentic assessments, and summative low-level multiple-choice tests. Working with two classrooms of low-achieving U.S. history students, the authors compared student experiences in traditional units to those in units that integrated an…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Cognitive Style, Electronic Publishing, Student Attitudes
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