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Cognitive styles of community college students

Cognitive styles of community college students

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

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Statementby Linda Sue Loper.
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Cognitive psychology involves the study of internal mental processes—all of the things that go on inside your brain, including perception, thinking, memory, attention, language, problem-solving, and learning. While it is a relatively young branch of psychology, it has quickly grown to become one of the most popular subfields.

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The Coddling of the American Mind. In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Only about half of students who begin their postsecondary studies at a community college attain a credential within 6 to 8 years.

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In this tutorial review, we focus on six specific cognitive strategies that have received robust support from decades of research: spaced practice, interleaving, retrieval practice, elaboration Cited by: North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University. Interpolations from the ATI theory have resulted in multiple ways of examining teaching and learning from left and right brain emphasis (Bancroft, ), cognitive styles (Messick, ), learning strategies (Butler, ), to even personality styles (Cooper & Miller, ).

Cognitive Development. In addition to the obvious benefit of reading to improve fluency and comprehension, children gain additional cognitive skills from reading. Typically, community engagement is incorporated into a course or series of courses by way of a project that has both learning and community action goals.

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While expanding our knowledge of broad theories as a central focus continues to diminish, present-day researchers typically embrace one or more of four foundational learning-theory domains.

Kolb, D. A.,In A. Chickering (Ed.), The Modern American College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (PDF, kb) Understanding the Cognitive Development of Students in Higher Education. William Perry developed a theory of the cognitive development of college students by studying a group of undergraduates through their university experience.

Teach students how to look for the same or similar content in another medium (movie, filmstrip, audio tape, video tape, sticker book, photo album, field trip). * For students with cognitive or physical disabilities, educators must involve instructional strategies that are accessible throughout the daily schedule.

Adult students have been a growing presence on college campuses during recent decades and there are numerous indicators that these students, often referred to as “nontraditional,” constitute a significant proportion of the undergraduate student body. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) data indicate that 38 percent of the Portland Community College Strategic Plan and they model cognitive systems and collaborative thinking in their work with students, faculty, staff, community members and partners.

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