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ERIC Number: EJ1031428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0884-1233
The Use of Decision Cases to Foster Critical Thinking in Social Work Students
Milner, Marleen; Wolfer, Terry
Journal of Teaching in Social Work, v34 n3 p269-284 2014
This article discusses the vital importance of developing critical thinking skills in social work students and explores the use of case-based instruction as a means of fostering those skills. The challenges inherent in the teaching and assessment of critical thinking are addressed. The history and theoretical underpinnings for the use of decision cases as a valid and efficacious teaching tool are presented. Literature evaluating the outcomes of the case method and related strategies is reviewed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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