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ERIC Number: EJ557618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1047-7942
Teaching about NAFTA Using Academic Controversy.
Starr, Eileen M.
Southern Social Studies Journal, v23 n1 p11-18 Fall 1997
Examines a teaching strategy called "constructive controversy" where students are required to argue both the pro and con positions concerning a controversial current topic. Describes students' response to a class using this method to examine the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Student response was generally favorable. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: North American Free Trade Agreement