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Cognitive Styles and Distance Education


Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Volume 2, Number 3, ISSN 1556-3847


Considers how to adapt the design of distance education to students' cognitive styles. Discusses cognitive styles, including field dependence versus independence, holistic-analytic, sensory preference, hemispheric preferences, and Kolb's Learning Style Model; and the characteristics of distance education, including technology. (Contains 92 references.) (Author/LRW)


Liu, Y. & Ginther, D. (1999). Cognitive Styles and Distance Education. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2(3),. Retrieved August 14, 2020 from .

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