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Author Zhang, Li-fang.

Title The nature of intellectual styles / Li-fang Zhang, Robert J. Sternberg
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Series The educational psychology series
Educational psychology series.
Contents Front cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Part I: THE FIELD OF INTELLECTUAL STYLES; Chapter 2. Surveying the Field of Intellectual Styles; Part II: EMPIRICAL STUDIES: INDIVIDUAL MODELS; Chapter 3. Styles Research: Student Oriented; Chapter 4. Styles Research and Applications: Teacher Oriented; Chapter 5. Styles Research and Applications in Nonacademic Settings; Part III: EMPIRICAL STUDIES: INTEGRATIVE MODELS AND THE THEORY OF MENTAL SELF-GOVERNMENT; Chapter 6. Existing Integrative Models of Styles; Chapter 7. The Theory of Mental Self-Government and Its Research
Summary This book provides an up-to-date, panoramic picture of the field of intellectual styles through describing, analyzing, and integrating the major theoretical and research works on the topic. Readers will gain a broad understanding of the field its nature, origins, historical development, theories, research, and applications, as well as the interrelationships among major theoretical constructs proposed by different theorists in the past few decades. In particular, three major controversial issues in the field are addressed by both empirical findings and literature review: styles as better versus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-215) and indexes
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Subject Cognitive styles
Learning, Psychology of
Form Electronic book
Author Sternberg, Robert J.
ISBN 1429462884