ERIC Number: EJ588727
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Reducing "Theory Anxiety" through Puzzles.
Lowney, Kathleen S.
Teaching Sociology, v26 n1 p69-73 Jan 1998
Argues that students are apprehensive about theory courses, in part, because they require abstract, detailed reasoning skills. Presents a puzzle exercise developed to allow students to break through their "theory anxiety" without minimizing the complex thinking skills necessary for theorizing. Discusses preparation and implementation, and evaluation of the exercise. (DSK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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