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ERIC Number: EJ561938
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
Using Ideas from Business to Encourage Critical Thinking in the Social Studies.
Fenwick, Tara; Parsons, Jim
International Journal of Social Education, v11 n2 p76-90 Fall-Win 1996-1997
Recommends using focus group interviews and other discussion techniques, generally used in business, to examine social studies issues. Outlines and discusses how these techniques (systems thinking, mental models, shared vision, team learning) can greatly enhance social studies instruction of current events and controversial issues. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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