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ERIC Number: ED379187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
Using Active Learning Strategies in Psychology Classes: Illustrative Articles.
Becker, Judith A.; Eison, James
This bibliography was designed to assist psychology instructors in incorporating active learning strategies into their courses. The document contains articles that describe specific techniques that should help students to become more involved in learning about psychology than traditional lecture methods allow. The bibliography was prepared by reviewing articles published in "Teaching of Psychology" between 1978 and 1992. Articles are organized into categories according to the type of active learning technique described. The first category, case methods, includes 11 articles. The second category, computers, has 24 entries. The third and largest category, demonstrations and class activities, consists of 104 entries. The fourth category, discussions and debates, includes 15 articles. The fifth category, fieldwork, includes 17 entries. The sixth category, films, videos, slides, and music, has 19 articles. The seventh category is games and contains 10 articles. The eighth category is interviews, with 2 entries. The ninth category, laboratory exercises, has 33 items. The tenth category is labeled miscellaneous and has 15 articles. The eleventh category, projects, has 42 items. The twelfth category, role play, has 12 articles. The thirteenth category is tests and has 13 articles. The fourteenth and final category, writing, includes 38 entries. (DK)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
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