ERIC Number: ED167562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Discussing Controversial Issues: An Overview of Four Lessons (Creating Open Discussion, Keeping the Discussion Focused, Analyzing Different Points of View and Ending Discussions).
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Project on Utilization of Inservice Education R & D Outcomes.
The learning module described here provides systematic training for secondary school teachers and students in discussion skills. The content focuses on techniques to facilitate reflective, open inquiry into controversial issues. Methods of setting up and running workshops in group discussion are described. Information is provided on the purposes and content of the module as well as activities and resources involved. A critique, history of development, and ordering information are also included. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Project on Utilization of Inservice Education R & D Outcomes.