Practical Approaches to Using Learning Styles in Higher Education

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Boyle, R., & Dunn, R. (1998). Teaching law students through their individual learning styles. Albany Law Review,62(1), 213–255. Albany, NY: Albany Law School.


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Dunn, R., & Griggs, S. A. (Eds.). (1998). Learning styles and the nursing profession. New York: National League of Nursing.

Dunn, R., Griggs, S. A., Olson, J., Gorman, B., & Beasley, M. (1995). A meta-analytic validation of the Dunn and Dunn Learning-Style Model. Journal of Educational Research,88(6), 353–361.

Dunn, R., Ingham, J., & Deckinger, L. (1995). Effects of matching and mismatching corporate employees’ perceptual preferences and instructional strategies on training achievement and attitudes. Journal of Applied Business Research,11(3), 30–37.


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Ingham, J. (1991). Matching instruction with employee perceptual preferences significantly increases training effectiveness. Human Resource Development Quarterly,2(1), 53–64.


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Miller, J., & Dunn, R. (1997). The use of learning styles in sonography education. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonagraphy,13(6), 304–308.


Resource Alternatives

Required Publications

(1) Articles & Books (2000). New York: St. John’s University’s Center for the Study of Learning and Teaching Styles. Cost: $50.00 (Two Volumes).

(2) National Forum of Teacher Education Journal (1998/1999). $5.00.

(3) National Forum of Applied Educational Research (1997/1998). $5.00.

(4) Current Issue of Learning Style Network Newsletter (Winter 1999/2000). $5.00.


Optional Publications

(5) Milgram, R. M., Dunn, R., & Price, G. E. (Eds.). (1993). Teaching and counseling gifted and talented adolescents: An international learning styles perspective. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers. Cost: $60.00.

If you are interested in multiculturally diverse gifted and talented students and the concept of multi-intelligence, this book is unique. It describes the learning styles of such students in nine different cultures—Canada, Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Guatemala (Guatemalans and Mayans), Israel, Korea, the Philippines, and the United States—and demonstrates distinctive learning-style patterns among these adolescents that establish their uniqueness.

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(6) Dunn, R., & Griggs, S. A. (1995). Multiculturalism and learning styles: Teaching and counseling adolescents. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

This book provides extensive research documenting the differences in learning styles among African-American, Asian-American, European-American, and Hispanic-American students and provides support for the premise that the school-related underachievement among minority students is directly related to teaching analytically to many global, tactual, kinesthetic, in-need-of-mobility, and peer-interactive combinations of style.

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