The European Learning Styles Information Network - An International Forum

Listed below are abstracts from the ELSIN 1999 conference.

If you require a reprint of the full paper, contact the authors.  Details are given in most cases.


The influence of individual cognitive style on performance in management education

Steven J. Armstrong, Department of Organisational Analysis, Lincoln School of Management, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside, Lincoln, UK


The Relationship Between Some Psychological Factors And Their Effect On The
Performance Of Grid Questions And Word Association Tests

Mehmet Bahar, Centre for Science Education, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Dr Mike Hansell, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK


Using Learning Logs to help students explore their Learning Styles

Robert Bray, Combined Honours Unit, University of Central Lancashire, UK.


The "Learning Star": an exploration of interrelationships between oral proficiency levels, individual learner differences and"successful" strategic behaviour

Jennifer Bruen, School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland


Learning Style, Academic Belief Systems, Self-report Student Proficiency
and Academic Achievement in Higher Education

Simon Cassidy and Peter Eachus, Department of Health Sciences, University of Salford. Salford, UK


Disingenuous teachers, disenchanted learners - in search of authenticity in teacher pupil relationships

Bridget Cooper, Leeds University, Leeds, UK


Learning Styles and the Affective Domain

Glynis Cousin and Anne Davidson, Coventry University, Coventry, UK


How do you learn? An 11-18 developmental perspective

John P. Cuthell, Boston Spa Comprehensive School, West Yorkshire, UK


The 'Lone Researcher', minus Tonto: how far can an understanding of learning styles inform successful outcomes at doctoral level?

Sally Gibbs, School of Information Management, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK


Cognitive Style and Hypertext Structures

Martin Graff, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Glamorgan, CF37  1DL.   UK


Student Approaches to Learning and Assessment: The context of assessment feedback

Richard Higgins, Alan Skelton and Peter Hartley, Department of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK


Cognitive style and socialisation: An exploration of learned sources of style in Finland, Poland and the UK

Jeanne Hill, University of Central Lancashire, UK

Prof. Arja Puurula, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr. Agnieszka Sitko-Lutek, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland

Dr. Anna Rakowska, Katedra Zarazdzania Politechnika, Poland


Turning a Problem into an Opportunity:  Using undergraduates' part-time term-time work to help them to learn

Pamela Houghton and Jeanne Hill, Department of International Business, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK


Individual differences in rates of ideation:  Do more productive individuals produce a steadier flow of ideas?

P.A. Howard-Jones, School of Education, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK


Field Dependence Revisited: An empirical and theoretical evaluation of issues for Education and Psychology

Julie A. Richardson, The Learning Development Centre, Staffordshire University, UK.


A cognitive style preventative intervention for improving behaviour and learning in secondary school pupils

Dr. Richard Riding and Dr. Stephen Rayner,  Assessment Research Unit, School of Education, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK


Do learning styles determine who gains from integrating learning technology into psychology teaching?

Chris D. Smith and Helen E. Whiteley,  Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK


What type of learner learns most effectively through videoconferencing?

Eileen Sutherland, Durham University Business School, UK


Felder and Silverman's Index of Learning Styles and Honey and Mumford's Learning Styles Questionnaire: How do they compare and do they predict academic performance?

N. van Zwanenberg and L.J. Wilkinson, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Newcastle, UK

A. Anderson, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, UK


Using Narrative as a Motivational and Pedagogic Device in Computer Based Learning

Atif Waraich, Dept. of Information Management & Communication, Liverpool Hope University College, Liverpool, UK and Computer Based Learning Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK


Social construction of beliefs about learning

Derek Woodrow. Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK