ERIC Number: EJ312146
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Confronting Students' Beliefs and Values in Introductory Philosophy.
Whisner, William N.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (Rejuvenating Introductory Courses) n20 p89-97 Dec 1984
When the introductory philosophy course evokes cognitive dissonance over philsophical problems in which students are already interested, it can help develop students' skills in reasoning and assessing arguments. This kind of course should play a key role in the undergraduate curriculum. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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