African American Learning Styles

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The purpose of the study was to identify and compare the learning style preferences of low-achieving and high-achieving young African-American males. According to many studies, African American males in the United States are at risk. In fact, African American males living in a large city and doesn’t attend college will be in the criminal justice system by the age of 25 (Jackson-Allen & Christenberry, 1994). So many African American males are successful, so the question is what factors led to academic achievements of the two group, high achieving, and low achieving black males. One suggestion was to design instruction to conform to their learning styles. Learning styles are patterns of "cognitive, affective, and physiological behaviors that
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