Further investigation led me to two researchers in the United States - Le Ganschow and Richard Sparks, and Le was good enough to send me some details of the work which they had done on the other side of the Atlantic.This was a start, but as their research did not relate directly to school learning, I decided that this should be the topic for my Masters degree which I was about to embark upon.Personality learning theories define the influences of basic personality on preferences to acquiring and integrating information.Models used in this theory include Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which measures personality in dichotomous terms -- extroversion versus introversion, sensing versus intuition, thinking versus feeling, and judging versus perception, and the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, which classifies people as rationals, idealists, artisans, or guardians.
Social learning theories determine how students interact in the classroom and include Reichmann's and Grasha's types of learners: independent, dependent, collaborative, competitive, participant, and avoidant.
With her pigtails swinging side to side, Alex looked up at her teacher and proudly proclaimed that her bear Amy had been to every doctor's visit since she was born.
Not to be outdone, Ross jumped up and shouted that his bear had been around the world at least 20 times when it was accidentally left on an airplane.
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