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The Capstone Course
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Wagenaar, Theodore. 2010. “The Capstone Course”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The capstone course is perhaps the ultimate example of scaffolding for student learning.
Scaffolding presumes some pedagogical structure in students’ progress in the major. Students are introduced to the field with the introductory course, they learn the basic tools of the major in their methods and theory courses, they learn about the substantive...

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