ERIC Number: EJ431916
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Problem Solving in Social Studies Education: Implications of Research on Problem Solving and Cooperative Learning.
VanSickle, Ronald L.
Journal of Social Studies Research, v14 n1 p33-43 Win 1990
Reviews the information-processing approach to problem solving to apply research findings to cooperative problem solving in social studies classes. Provides examples of how experts and novices solved problems in a study on domestic Soviet affairs. Delineates a problem-solving instructional strategy by explaining nine guidelines that employ cooperative learning techniques. (CH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Problem Solving, Research and Development, Skill Development, Small Group Instruction, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A