Academic controversy: enriching college instruction through intellectual conflict
Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, May 15, 1996 - Education - 147 pages
This book is about using conflict to create student involvement in learning, intellectual curiosity, intrinsic motivation to learn, higher achievement and higher level reasoning. Conflict is the heart of all drama, a major tool for capturing interest and attention. If students are to learn and master the procedures and skills required for managing intellectual conflicts constructively, they must do so in the classroom.
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Review: Academic Controversy: Enriching College Instruction through Instructional Conflict (JB ASHE Higher Education Report Series (AEHE))User Review - Laura - Goodreads
This book is a bit tedious, but Academic Controversy is a great idea for the classroom. It gives some wonderful examples like "Light: a particle or a wave?" and breaks down all the possible problems you could run into as an instructor pursuing the idea. Read full review
What Are Constructive Conflicts?
The Inevitability of Controversy
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