The History of the International Learning Styles Network and Its Impact on Instructional Innovation (Mellen Studies in Education S. v. 90)

The History of the International Learning Styles Network and Its Impact on Instructional Innovation (Mellen Studies in Education S. v. 90)

By: Laura Shea Doolan (author)Hardback

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This study describes how the International Learning Styles Network (ILSN) has prevailed for almost 25 years and expanded from a predominantly educational Network, comprised of Centers located in colleges and universities within the United States, to a worldwide Network, encompassing businesses and consultation Centers, located on four continents. With illustrations.

About Author

Laura Shea Doolan, Ed.D., is Assistant Professor, St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn, New York, and has more than 25 years teaching and administrative experience in education nationally and internationally. Dr. Shea Doolan is a learning-style specialist, has written many articles and chapters on learning styles, has received several awards for academic excellence and scholarship, and has presented her research nationally and internationally at conferences such as the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization; the St. John's University's Annual Leadership Certification Institute in New York; and the European Learning Styles Information Network.


Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Problem; 2. Review of Related Literature (Historical Perspectives of Learning Styles, Learning-Style Models and Pioneers; Research on the Dunn and Dunn Model; Elements of Style; Learning-Style Instrumentation; Critique of Learning Styles; Historical Factors and Expansion of Learning-Style Movement; Education Networks; Networks vs. Traditional Staff Development; Research on 21 ILSN Centers; Mission, Beliefs, Disciplines Represented; Sponsors and Centers; National Association of Secondary School Principals; Erie I BOCES; South Central Regional; Lon Morris College, Texas; Midwest Regional Center at Aquinas College; Ohio State University; Alabama Center; North Carolina Teacher Academy; New Zealand, Aiken, Finland, Dowling, Philippines; Tarleton University; Bishop Kearney; Oklahoma Institute; Bermuda; Brunei's Darusaalem); 3. Subjects, Material, Procedures; 4. Findings; 5. Summary, Synthesis of Cumulative Data, Findings, Discussion, Recommendations, Suggestions for Future Research; Appendices; Bibliography; Indices

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773465657
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 412
  • ID: 9780773465657
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 0773465650

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