ERIC Number: EJ558935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Project Method in Postindustrial Education.
Waks, Leonard J.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v29 n4 p391-406 Jul-Aug 1997
Reviews the decades-old debate about the efficacy of student projects and learner controlled instruction and the role they play in authentic assessment. Argues that the shift to a postindustrial economy has given these methods renewed creditably and relevance. Discusses the impact that technological advancements have made. (MJP)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Experiential Learning, Experimental Schools, Higher Education, Learner Controlled Instruction, Learning Theories, Open Education, Progressive Education, Student Evaluation, Student Projects, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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