People of all ages have the potential to learn, with some learning faster than others. This section of the Faculty Development site at Honolulu Community College features links to articles and resources, including:
One section of the GSU Master Teacher Program which provides an overview of the four dimensions underlying the Myers-Briggs
Type Indicator (MBTI), and suggests several teaching approaches that will appeal to different MBTI profiles. Site also includes a Powerpoint presentation for How Students Learn Best and info about the Master Teacher Program.
This paper is based on the book by Allen F. Harrison and Robert M. Bramson. The premise is that the better you understand thinking
styles, the better you'll be able to communicate with and influence others. A summary of InQ (Inquiry Mode Questionaire) test results is also available in Excel format.
This section of Learning to Learn is based on Robert Sternberg's book, Thinking Styles. Note: You must enter your name and a valid email address for the inventory to be scored. Other sections of Learning to Learn, include Assessing your learning style and Learning styles inventories and tests on the Web.
Learning Styles Questionnaire (and scoring guide) is included as well as ways to understand and make the best use of your learning preferences, develop additional strengths and overcome your blockages.
Resources to help pinpoint thinking and learning styles. Includes info on Multiple Intelligences, Learning Differences, as well as quizzes to help you determine Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic preferences, etc.
This page provides a fine collection of annotated links to sites with information on the Multiple Intelligences Theory. Also, check out the Super Charged Educational Voyage for valuable information on current
educational theory including core curriculum as well as the controversial
constructivist learning theory.
This article was written by Mindy Kornhaber, Ed.D., who has been a researcher at Harvard University's Project Zero since 1988, and includes a brief overview of MI as well as information about Project SUMIT (Schools Using Multiple Intelligence Theory), for which she is the Principal Investigator.
A set of PowerPoint Presentations to develop College Success Skills taken from the text, Becoming a Master Student (Updated Eighth Ed.), by Dave Ellis (published by Houghton Mifflin). Includes both Midterm Review and Final Review Questions.
A logical, step-by-step approach to developing a better memory. Designed for primarily for secondary-level students, these techniques are useful for college students and professionals who want to be able to remember information more efficiently and reliably.