Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles

Constance Ellison, Ph.D.

May 24, 2004

Profile

Dr. Constance Ellison is one of Howard’s own. Not only has she taught at Howard University for 14 years, but she also earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Psychology at Howard. Although Dr. Ellison recently served as Assistant Dean of the School of Education, she is first and foremost a teacher and researcher. As an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, she has focused her research on socio-psychological, pedagogical, and linguistic influences on the learning of African American children, especially those from low-income households. She has published the research in journals such as Directions in Evaluation, Journal of Social and Behavioral Research, and Journal of Black Psychology. In addition, she has presented papers at meetings of the American Educational Research Association and the National Black Child Development Institute. Through workshops and seminars, she has also shared her expertise with teachers at numerous public schools.

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