, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 97–102 | Cite as

Interaction between attention directing and cogntiive style

  • Anthony A. Greco
  • Chris McClung


Certain instructional techniques are more effective than others in teaching students who have a particular cognitive style. Analytic (field independent) and global (field dependent) styles of learning in 96 sixth graders were tested using two instructional design techniques. One slide/tape presentation was attentiondirecting; the other used supplementary sound. Both covered the same information. A factor analysis of variance of test scores was made using cognitive style and audio treatment as variables.


Cognitive Style Instructional Material Global Subject Group Embed Figure Test Audio Narration 
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© Association for Educational Communications and Technology 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony A. Greco
    • 1
  • Chris McClung
    • 2
  1. 1.American Medical International, Inc.Beverly Hills
  2. 2.Tratec, Inc.Los Angeles

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