School of Education
EN 565: Learning-Styles Research and Development
Faculty: Katy Lux, Ph.D., Professor of Education, Director, Midwest
Regional Teaching/Learning Center
Phone: 616/459-8281 Ext. 5409 (Office) 616/245-1665 (Home)
This course focuses on how you—and everyone you know—learns and thinks. Of particular emphasis will be the issues of research in, diagnosis for, and applications to learning and teaching. In addition, the subsequent designing of instructional prescriptions will enable each class participant to transfer this information into practice.
Caine, R. N., & Caine, G. (1994). Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain, 2nd ed. Rolling Meadows, IL: Addison Wesley.
Jensen, E. (1998). Teaching with the Brain in Mind. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. ISBN 0-87120-299-9 (pbk.).
and one (1) of the following books:
Dunn, R., & Dunn, K. (1992). Teaching Elementary Students Through Their Individual Learning Styles: Practical Approaches for Grades 3–6. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.