ERIC Number: EJ679248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Learning to Discuss: Strategies for Improving the Quality of Class Discussion.
Hollander, Jocelyn A.
Teaching Sociology, v30 n3 p317 27 Jul 2002
Describes a strategy for improving the quality of class discussions. States two reasons why class discussions can be unsatisfying: (1) individual contributions are emphasized more than the merits of collective discussion; and (2) discussion performance is emphasized over development of discussion skills. Describes a student exercise to overcome these issues. (Author/KDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Teaching Sociology is a peer reviewed journal.