Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles

Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles - The Dunn and Dunn studies...

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Brett Warfield February 10, 2008 SEC 302-302 Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles This model is very in-depth as there are, seven principles, five stimuli and 21 elements. It sets out the idea that most individuals can learn and everyone has strengths, but many are different. Therefore, teachers can learn to use alternate learning styles as a cornerstone for their lessons to increase productivity in the classroom. There are two elements that are involved, identifying learning styles and implementing them in the classroom. Unlike other studies this has 21 learning styles. The five stimuli are: Environmental, emotional, sociological, physiological and psychological. There are many parts to each of these stimuli which, in theory if identified can help the classroom succeed.
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Unformatted text preview: The Dunn and Dunn studies is very in depth. It seems it may be difficult to implement fully into the classroom. Other studies simply have five elements while this one breaks it all down into 21. Perhaps with adequate practice, preparation and study this could work. It seems although this addresses the most difficult part of teaching, it may be too difficult to implement in the short time you have a specific class, which in high school lasts merely a few months. The benefit of this study is that it gives great in-depth insight into the breakdown of different learning styles. Teaching is very complex and it is the teacher’s duty to find the best way to attract the attention of the students. It is a priority to leave no student behind....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SEC 302 taught by Professor Pomperien during the Spring '08 term at Missouri State University-Springfield.

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