ERIC Number: ED069943
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Group Discussion as Learning Process. A Sourcebook.
Flynn, Elizabeth W.; La Faso, John F.
Designed to be of practical assistance to those interested in improving their abilities for group discussion leadership and participation and their knowledge of learning-discussion groups, this book is organized so that the first seven chapters are concerned with theory and the last seven concern practical application. The chapter titles are as follows: 1. Group Discussion and Leadership; 2. The Learning Group Member; 3. Group Behavior and Dynamics; 4. Group Organization and Democratic Leadership; 5. The Leader as Trainer: The Group as Decision System; 6. Sources of Problems; 7. The Value of Group Discussion in Education; 8. Getting Started; 9. Questions and Answers; 10. Preparing to Lead; 11. Leading; 12. Democratic Leader's Goals and Means; 13. Overcoming Problems; and 14. Role-Playing and Other Simulations. A list of suggested reading, index of subjects and names, and description of materials for the first session are provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Behavioral Objectives, Bibliographies, Books, Communication (Thought Transfer), Discussion Groups, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Group Discussion, Group Dynamics, Guides, Human Relations, Interpersonal Competence, Leaders, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Motivation, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
Paulist Press, 400 Sette Drive, Paramus, N. J. 07652 ($5.95)
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