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Whole Brain® Learning in Higher Education by Theo Bothma, Detken Scheepers, Pieter du Toit, Ann-Louise de Boer

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4.6 Further applications of Whole Brain® principles

4.6.1 The School of Dentistry: tooth morphology

The School of Dentistry resides within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria. The innovation reported in this section and the application of Whole Brain® learning in the Department of Family Medicine (see Section 4.6.3) are the first steps in implementing meaningful strategies for accommodating and developing students’ thinking preferences in the faculty.

Awareness of the diverse Thinking Styles™ of the students assisted the lecturer responsible for the subject tooth morphology in tailoring his strategies of facilitating learning to incorporate Whole Brain® teaching techniques that will accommodate and develop thinking ...

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