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ERIC Number: EJ611584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Active Learning Techniques versus Traditional Teaching Styles: Two Experiments from History and Political Science.
McCarthy, J. Patrick; Anderson, Liam
Innovative Higher Education, v24 n4 p279-94 Sum 2000
Reports the results of two experiments that compared the effectiveness of role-playing and collaborative activities to teacher-centered discussions and lectures. Using both history and political science classes, the studies found that students who participated in the role- plays and collaborative exercises did better on subsequent standard evaluations than their traditionally instructed peers. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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