Cognitive Styles and Learning Strategies: Understanding Style Differences in Learning and Behaviour

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D. Fulton Publishers, 1998 - Education - 217 pages
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This volume reviews and integrates research on style differences in learning behaviour and describes the cognitive styles analysis which provides a simple and effective method of assessing style in children and adults. As both a textbook and a source of reference for professionals working in a range of contexts, it aims to help teachers and trainers reflect on and assess their effectiveness. The authors provide insights into personal and professional behaviour for cousellors and personnel professionals, and offer a framework for future research for psychologists.

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RICHARD RIDING is a chartered psychologict and Director of the Assessment Research Unit in the School of Education at the University of Birmingham.

Stephen Rayner, PhD is Professor of Education at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of individual differences, educational leadership, and the management of inclusive education. His recent research includes the study of knowledge production in cognitive style research; examining the construction and use of on-line personalized pedagogies; evaluating doctoral pedagogies, learning and curricula; and, investigating academic leadership in the role of the professoriate in the 'UK University'. He formerly taught in secondary and special education before moving to the University of Birmingham, where he worked more recently as the Director for Postgraduate Research Studies.

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