ERIC Number: EJ507447
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Case Study Pedagogy to Advance Critical Thinking.
McDade, Sharon A.
Teaching of Psychology, v22 n1 p9-10 Feb 1995
Asserts that case studies and discussion method pedagogy are replacing lecture and small-group discussion as the primary higher-level teaching method. Describes and discusses the case study approach as a technique for teaching critical thinking skills. Presents 11 arguments for using these pedagogies. (CFR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Critical Thinking, Developmental Psychology, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Instruction, Learning Strategies, Lecture Method, Psychologists, Social Sciences, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Psychologists Teach Critical Thinking."