The late Dr. Donald E. Carline taught at the University of ColoradoBoulder, where he imparted timeless wisdom unto his students focusing on K-12 education. He emphasized five types of learning: sensory experience learning, memory, motor learning, problem solving/critical thinking, and social-emotional learning. In Five Types of Learning, one of Carlines former studentsCarole Bogue, Ph.D.presents the philosophy and thinking behind each type of learning, drawing on Carlines material and lectures that he delivered in a wonderful, storytelling manner. Bogue also reveiws the recent literature in the five areas of learning and how to facilitate them. She finds significant support for Carlines viewpoints and suggests effective strategies conducive to student learning in light of recent research. In addition to Timeless Wisdom sections in which she presents Carlines description of each type of learning, she includes application exercises drawn from her mentors material. Throughout the book, readers will find thought-provoking questions and discussion items designed to generate deliberation about the types of learning. Whether youre a college instructor, aspiring teacher, practicing teacher, school administrator or parent, youll find guidance to help students succeed in this book.
Carole Bogue, Ph.D., is the former vice chancellor, academic affairs, for the California community college system, and a former college administrator and faculty member. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. She is also the author of Studying the Content Areas: Social Science; Studying the Content Areas: The Sciences; and Studying the Content Areas: Mathematics and Business. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.