ERIC Number: EJ278721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Small Group Instruction in Social Studies Classrooms and the Corruption of Critical Thought.
Common, Dianne L.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v10 n4 p49-67 Win 1982
The assumption that student groups, as they customarily operate in most classrooms, facilitate the development of critical thinking is challenged as being false. Examined in order to support the thesis are two typical characteristics of classroom life--the norms of pedagogical control and authority knowledge. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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