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Dunn (1984) and Dunn and Dunn (1978; 1992; 1993). It rests on research conducted during the past three decades. The theoretical cornerstone of the Dunn and Dunn model is based on the brain lateralization theory. It’s noted that within an individual a particular hemisphere of the brain may be more dominant than the other. Or, in another case, a dual brain dominance, where both sides of the brain function equally, is evidenced. indb 30 4/28/11 5:12 AM VARIED LEARNING AND TEACHING PERSPECTIVES different instructional environments, resources, and approaches respond to different learning style strengths.
Further addressed and called attention to is the process of teaching— realizing that each learner requires life experiences upon which he/she may reflect. This is accomplished through memory acquisition and implementation, synthesizing, and analyzing information by knowing what cognitive and metacognitive skills are being utilized. Additionally, there needs to be an understanding that thinking and emotional learned responses become natural through practice to form who one is as a learner and teacher.
Since perceptual preferences are not indicative of one being right- or left-brain dominant (global or analytic processors), teachers would be sure to have all modalities implemented for application of varied instructional techniques. indb 32 4/28/11 5:12 AM VARIED LEARNING AND TEACHING PERSPECTIVES This means that some projects or assignments would require tactile/kinesthetic involvement, while others may be more auditory and visual. Realizing that the left-brain processors are usually highly structured, motivated, responsible, and persistent, the teacher would want to create assignments where different processors may work together in small groups or on a team, and allow for some “alone” time for those field independent learners.