Breakthrough Education; the Dunn and Dunn Learning Style Model and Its Theoretical Framework
Byline: Henry S. Tenedero
Few decades ago, very few academicians even took into account how conventional classroom might affect the achievement of students with different learning styles.
Today, volumes of studies have documented that learning style-responsive classrooms statistically increase students achievement test scores.
The Dunn and Dunn Model which was developed by Dr. Rita Dunn, the executive director of our International Learning Styles Network based at St. Johns University, is based on several theoretical assumptions, namely:
* Most individuals can learn.
* Different instructional environments, resources, and approaches respond to different learning style strengths.
* Everyone has strengths, but …
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Publication information: Article title: Breakthrough Education; the Dunn and Dunn Learning Style Model and Its Theoretical Framework. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: March 26, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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