Montana State University

Faculty Development Center


Marilyn Lockhart

Interim Director of Faculty Development
318 Montana Hall
(406) 994-4555
lockhart@montana.edu

Anne Angermeyr

Program Coordinator
212 Montana Hall
(406) 994-7136
annea@montana.edu

Learning Styles

Years of research have discovered that different people learn differently. Learn how learning styles differ, and how you can take advantage of your own learning style while learning to deal with differing learning styles of others.

Follow the links for useful resources.

How We Learn... And Why We Don't! Dr. Lois Breur Krause, Clemson University, provides a short survey to determine your learning style. There is a moderate charge to take it and get the results. Teaching strategies and study techniques by learning style quadrant are discussed.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter II You're invited to take the Temperament Sorter, the fun, interesting, and revealing questionnaire that tells you if you're an Artisan, Guardian, Rational or Idealist. This is the same instrument used in career development programs at Fortune 500 companies and in counseling centers and career placement centers at major universities.

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse Offers assistance for faculty interested in using service-learning in course work and news about national civic engagement initiatives.

American Association of Higher Education Service-Learning Project The AAHE Service Learning Project consists of a two-part initiative dedicated to the integration of service-learning across the disciplines. The project is anchored by a multi-volume series of books designed to provide resources to students wishing to explore community-based learning in and through the individual academic disciplines.