Monday, October 31, 2011

Patricia King on the Socratic method in Inside Higher Education

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Patricia King is quoted in an article in the October 31, 2011, issue of Inside Higher Education. The article is about a faculty member at Utah Valley University who may have been denied tenure in part because of his use of the Socratic method of teaching. King says the the method has benefits, including causing students to learn to think on their feet. "But," she says, "it requires hard intellectual work."

Patricia King is a professor in the School of Education.

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