Theoretical framework


In this chapter we give an overview of what Whole Brain® learning is, and discuss in depth the Whole Brain® Model of Herrmann (1995) as a tool to understand the diverse thinking preferences that individuals have. We highlight what a single dominant HBDI® profile looks like in each of the quadrants.Acknowledging that we have a diverse representation of thinking preferences in our classrooms, we emphasise that learning opportunities should be designed in such a way that they factor in the uniqueness of the individual student – this creates a challenge to all lecturers.


Whole Brain® learning

facilitating of Whole Brain® learning

thinking preferences

1.1 Introduction

Our knowledge of the functioning ...

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