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Scheurman, Geoffrey – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Examines key psychological principles in contemporary theories of learning (constructivism) and highlights conceptual connections between them and aspects of critical thinking and epistemological maturity described by the reflective judgment model of adult intellectual development. Also describes an undergraduate psychology lesson that bridges…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Thinking
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Grossman, Robert W. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1994
This article shows how cooperative learning teams in an introductory college psychology course can be taught to analyze case studies. By using alternative conceptual frameworks to analyze these cases, students are encouraged to think more critically about all the theories presented in the course. (MDM)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction