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Learning Style Perspectives: Impact in the Classroom
by Lynne M. Celli & Nicholas D. Young


Chapter 1
 Introduction
  • Importance of Understanding Learning Styles
  • Learning Styles: A Brief Overview
  • Four Steps to Teaching More Effectively
  • Focus: Auditory, Visual, and Tactile/Kinesthetic
  • Adult Students: Nature and Experience
  • Confusion, Misunderstandings, and Assumptions
  • Conclusion

Chapter 2
 Tour of Learning Styles

  • Anthony F. Gregorc and Kathleen A. Butler
  • Ronald R. Sims and Serbrenia J. Sims
  • David Kolb
  • Bernice McCarthy
  • Richard J. Riding and Stephen Raynor
  • John N. Harb, S. Olani Durrant, and Ronald E. Terry
  • Spence Rogers
  • Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Lynne M. Celli and Nicholas D. Young

Chapter 3
 Learning Styles and the Postsecondary Student

  • Assumptions bout Postsecondary Learners
  • Helping Postsecondary Students Learn
  • Understanding and Using Learning Styles
  • What Are "Learning Styles"?
  • Confusion Over Learning Styles and Labels
  • Identifying Learning Styles
  • Preinstructional Strategies
  • Formative and Summative Assessments
  • Conclusion

Chapter 4
 Auditory Learners

  • Characteristics of Auditory Learners
  • Preinstructional Strategies for Auditory Learners
  • Teaching Strategies Appropriate for Auditory Learners
  • General Advice on Accommodating Auditory Learners
  • Student Reactions: What Do They Reveal?
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Auditory Learners
  • Conclusion

Chapter 5
 Visual Learners

  • Characteristics of Visual Learners
  • Preinstructional Strategies for Visual Learners
  • Teaching Strategies Appropriate for Visual Learners
  • Student Reactions: What Do They Reveal?
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Visual Learners
  • Conclusion

Chapter 6
 Tactile/Kinesthetic Learners

  • Characteristics of Tactile/Kinesthetic Learners
  • Preinstructional Strategies for Tactile/Kinesthetic Learners
  • Teaching Strategies Appropriate for Tactile/Kinesthetic Learners
  • Student Reactions: What Do They Reveal?
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Tactile/Kinesthetic Learners
  • Conclusion

Chapter 7
 Significance of Learning Styles Research

  • How Do Your Students Learn?
  • A Synthesis Approach to Teaching: Auditory, Visual, Tactile/Kinesthetic
  • Implications for Teaching and Learning
  • Implications for Future Teaching and Learning

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