ERIC Number: EJ540183
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Brief Field Experiences: An Instructional Tool for Undergraduate Political Science Classes.
Young, Rosalie R.
PS: Political Science and Politics, v29 n4 p695-96 Dec 1996
Notes some of the problems and payoffs involved in adding brief field projects to political science classes. Recommends a variety of activities including attending a public forum, community meeting, or legislative session. Students view first-hand how these organizations operate and sharpen their research skills. (MJP)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Class Activities, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Nontraditional Education, Political Science, Research Skills, Student Experience, Student Interests, Student Projects, Student Reaction, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A