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ERIC Number: EJ477868
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
Mock Trials and Critical Thinking.
Karraker, Meg Wilkes
College Teaching, v41 n4 p134-37 Fall 1993
One college teacher's use of mock trials in sociology instruction is described. Students are assigned roles as petitioner, respondent, attorneys, judge, courtroom staff, witnesses, reporters, and jurors. Pretrial investigations provide experience in information-gathering and critical thinking. Posttrial debriefing reveals others' thinking processes to students. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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