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ERIC Number: EJ1094430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
"Debate" Learning Method and Its Implications for the Formal Education System
Najafi, Mohammad; Motaghi, Zohre; Nasrabadi, Hassanali Bakhtiyar; Heshi, Kamal Nosrati
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n6 p211-218 Mar 2016
Regarding the importance of enhancement in learner's social skills, especially in learning process, this study tries to introduce one of the group learning programs entitled "debate" as a teaching method in Iran religious universities. It also considers the concept and the history of this method by qualitative and descriptive-analytical approach. Making a comparison between this and other similar procedures, educational benefits of this method and its application and necessity are derived. Research findings show that this group broad-based and learner-oriented strategy with a successful track record and specialized training and religious centers, has two instructional and educational functions such as mastery learning, creating a learning continuum, continuity in the learning, thinking centered learning, creative learning, increasing the speed of learning, the promotion of the evaluation power, the promotion of entrepreneurial skills, the promotion of mental health, the development of verbal skills, teaching critical thinking and the promotion of social skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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