ERIC Number: EJ346197
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Encouraging Responsibility, Active Participation, and Critical Thinking in General Psychology Students.
Ferguson, Norman B. L.
Teaching of Psychology, v13 n4 p217-18 Dec 1986
Describes changes made in a general psychology course to encourage greater student responsibility, active participation, and critical thinking. Aims were accomplished by variety of techniques, including having students develop and discuss a list of expectations and responsibilities, requiring students to write their own examination questions, and replacing a portion of the lectures with Socratic dialog. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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