ERIC Number: EJ566864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Critical Thinking: Some Problems with the Matrix Method.
Ekelund, Robert B., Jr.; Hebert, Robert F.
Journal of Economic Education, v29 n3 p274-76 Sum 1998
Criticizes the use of a conceptual matrix in an undergraduate history of economic thought course. A conceptual matrix is a visual display advocated by John Bean and Dean Peterson that cross references normative and economic issues with their historical contexts. Argues that this promotes rote learning and stifles critical thinking. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: For related article see SO 529 968.