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Author Sternberg, Robert J.

Title Perspectives on Thinking, Learning, and Cognitive Styles
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages)
Series Educational Psychology Series
Educational psychology series.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Half Title""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1 A Capsule History of Theory and Research on Styles""; ""2 Abilities, Interests, and Styles as Aptitudes for Learning: A Persona?Situation Interaction Perspective""; ""3 The Nature and Effects of Cognitive Style""; ""4 Enhancing Learning: A Matter of Style or Approach?""; ""5 Conceptions, Styles, and Approaches Within Higher Education: Analytic Abstractions and Everyday Experience""
""6 The Lived Space of Learning: An Inquiry into Indigenous Australian University Students' Experiences of Studying""""7 Correlates of Approaches to Learning: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analysis""; ""8 Thinking Styles Across Cultures: Their Relationships With Student Learning""; ""9 Experiential Learning Theory: Previous Research and New Directions""; ""10 Epilogue: Another Mysterious Affair at Styles""; ""Author Index""; ""Subject Index""
Summary This volume presents the most comprehensive, balanced, and up-to-date coverage of theory and research on cognitive, thinking, and learning styles, in a way that: * represents diverse theoretical perspectives; * includes solid empirical evidence testing the validity of these perspectives; and * shows the application of these perspectives to school situations, as well as situations involving other kinds of organizations. International representation is emphasized, with chapters from almost every major leader in the field of styles. Each chapter author has contributed serious theory and/or publ
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Author Zhang, Li-fang.
ISBN 1410605981