ERIC Number: EJ626647
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing Student Involvement and Comprehension through Group and Class Discussions.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v10 n3 p33-48 1999
Incorporated group and class discussions in two psychology courses to promote critical thinking and interaction among students. Discussion, writing of position papers, and readings from "Opposing Viewpoints" texts were used. Quantitative and qualitative data from student evaluations suggested that the discussions improved interaction, engaged them in the issues, and promoted critical thinking. (EV)
Descriptors: College Students, Critical Thinking, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
Subscription Department, Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 6953 Hwy. 144, Owensboro, KY 42303 ($43 U.S.; $49 international). Tel: 270-281-5888; Email: email@example.com; Web site: http://ject.lib.muohio.edu/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A