ERIC Number: EJ442201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Students' Evaluation of Writing Assignments in an Abnormal Psychology Course.
Procidano, Mary E.
Teaching of Psychology, v18 n3 p164-67 Oct 1991
Presents a study in which students in an abnormal psychology class rated the usefulness of drafts for two writing assignments. Reports that a research proposal was more effective than a case study in generating interest in psychology and opportunity for creativity. Concludes that writing assignments should reflect important aspects of a discipline. (DK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Course Evaluation, Creativity, Feedback, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Interest Research, Proposal Writing, Psychology, Psychopathology, Research Proposals, Revision (Written Composition), Social Science Research, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Writing Assignments
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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