ERIC Number: EJ507454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Using Riddles and Interactive Computer Games to Teach Problem-Solving Skills.
Doolittle, John H.
Teaching of Psychology, v22 n1 p33-36 Feb 1995
Maintains that cognitive flexibility, the ability to generate many possible solutions, is identified as the most critical aspect of creativity training. Describes the use of word tables, computer games, and riddles to develop cognitive flexibility. Presents evidence that these methods are effective in enhancing creative and critical thinking skills. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Uses in Education, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Developmental Psychology, Educational Games, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Psychologists, Social Sciences, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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