DIFFERENCES IN LEARNING STYLES OF LOW SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS FOR LOW AND HIGH ACHIEVERS
- The game of professional life. Patterson, Maureen // Buildings;Jan1997, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p50
Focuses on the learning techniques used by buildings professionals. Categorization of learning techniques into classes such as the Communicator and the Discoverer; Learning techniques used by Scott Fagan, a veteran in the buildings industry; His views on the importance of networking.
- The learning curve as a metacognitive tool. Josephs, Robert A.; Silvera, David H. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Mar1996, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p510
Focuses on a study that deals with the learning curve as a stopping signal in language. Details; Experiments; Method; Participants; Design and procedure; Pretest to determine anagram difficulty; Results; Discussion; Predictions; General discussion.
- Why study? How reasons for learning influence strategy selection. Nolen, Susan Bobbitt // Educational Psychology Review;Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p335
Focuses on the use of strategies as primal reason for the facilitation of learning to the student. Students' ego and task orientation theories that relate to the task-specific goals; Measurement of the relationship between goals and strategies; Motivation and other factors that lead to the...
- Learning strategies for making sense out of expository text: The SOI model for guiding three ... Meyer, Richard E. // Educational Psychology Review;Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p357
Focuses on the learning strategies for the improvement of the inexperienced students' understanding of the explanative text. Presentation of the learning visions; Use of the selection-organization-integration (SOI) cognitive processes for the facilitation of learning; Different views on the...
- Students rehashing historical decisions--and loving it! Josten, Denice // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Apr96, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p566
Provides information on the usage of the Concerns and Decision-making (CAD) strategy, by students. What is CAD; Reactions of the students to CAD; Details on the problems and procedures pertaining to the strategy.
- Creating higher level thinking with reading response. Ollmann, Hilda E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Apr96, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p576
Provides practical suggestions for classroom teachers in several subject areas, to improve the quality of thinking with reading response. Personal connections with test; Reading response formats; Investigation findings.
- Review in the Round. Huffman, Lois E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;May96, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p659
Focuses on a learning strategy, `Review in the Round' to facilitate thinking and learning in classrooms. Introduction of the strategy; Objectives and directions; Review procedure of the strategy; Advantages and disadvantages with the strategy; Elimination of potential problems; Framework needed...
- Conducting reality checks to improve students' strategic learning. Simpson, Michele L. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct96, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p102
Describes how learning strategy instructors can obtain more information about the academic demands facing their students. Identifying relevant strategies for students to practice with actual course texts; General methods for conducting reality checks; Time efficient methods.
- The quest to comprehend expository text: Applied classroom research. Quiocho, Alice // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Mar97, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p450
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- Students tape classes so parents can help. // Curriculum Review;Jan1990, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p25
Observes that the first-graders recorded their class lecture so they can share what they did at school with their parents. Why Joyce Dantzler, a teacher from Fairfax County, Virginia, said the recordings also help the students build self-esteem; Her recommendation for the parents and children...