ERIC Number: EJ547645
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Defining Expectations for Problem-Solving Skills.
Dougherty, B. Christopher; Fantaske, Patti
New Directions for Higher Education, n96 p55-66 Win 1996
Gives an overview of the components of the problem-solving process, emphasizing its iterative, not linear, character. Describes how individual characteristics influence problem solving choices and outcomes, and discusses ways in which understanding of problem-solving informs some innovative teaching techniques, with examples from individual faculty efforts. Describes the role of problem-solving in a variety of disciplines. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Preparing Competent College Graduates: Setting New and Higher Expectations for Student Learning," Number 96.