By Ronald R. Sims, Serbrenia J. Sims
This e-book presents a well timed overview of studying type examine. It examines these methods that purport to advertise powerful studying. It affirms the necessity for teachers and running shoes to acknowledge the significance of person studying ameliorations and to take advantage of tools that support create a studying weather which raises the aptitude studying for all scholars or trainees despite their most popular manner of learning.
The skill to appreciate and to educate to some of the studying varieties of scholars is key to bettering the effectiveness of college-level schooling. during this e-book, Sims and Sims compile major learn to assist lecturers and organizational running shoes in figuring out and making use of studying sort study and data to software, direction, and sophistication development.
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The exercise is based on 50 words read aloud individually to the respondent, who is asked to describe his or her reaction to the words according to a forced choice among four alternatives: visualization, written (spelling), listen (sound), and activity (feeling). These four alternatives describe the four types of learning methods into which the words are grouped. The objective of this exercise for Reinert was “to provide practical help for the classroom teacher interested in providing more effective counseling for his students.
153). The reliability and validity testing involved 2,709 college students. The inventory was psychometrically rated fair in terms of reliability and poor as related to validity. The Grasha and Riechmann Student Learning Style Scales (1974) is a series of self-report, Likert-type five point scale items that describe the learner along three bipolar scale dimensions (independent-dependent, avoidant-participant, and collaborative-competitive). The purpose of these scales was “to develop an instrument that was based on the type of learning styles college students demonstrate in the classroom,” which they felt was the appropriate approach “if teachers are to innovate and take student learning needs into consideration” (Riechmann & Grasha, 1974, p.
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