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Howard, Jay. 2010. “Classroom Discussion”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Discussion in the college classroom involves verbally engaging students in
conversation regarding the material with their classmates and their instructors. Research has
demonstrated that students’ active participation in the classroom is linked with learning,
development of critical thinking skills, and degree completion. (See Howard 2004 for...

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Subject Area(s):
Teaching and Learning in Sociology
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
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