ERIC Number: EJ551493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Critical Thinking and Values Clarification through Socratic Seminars.
Polite, Vernon C.; Adams, Arlin H.
Urban Education, v32 n2 p256-78 May 1997
Studied the effectiveness of the Socratic seminar method at a middle school in Chattanooga (Tennessee) through observation, focus groups, and semistructured interviews with nine teachers. Findings support the usefulness of the seminars in promoting higher-order thinking, appropriate conflict resolution strategies, and interest in learning. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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