The Relative Effectiveness of the Inductive-Deductive and the Deductive-Descriptive Methods in the Teaching of College Zoology

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This study was concerned with making a comparative analysis of the relative effectiveness of two teaching methods in increasing students' (a) knowledge and understanding of principles, (b) ability in critical thinking, and (c) science reasoning and understanding in an introductory college zoology course. The two methods were (a) a laboratory-centered inductive-deductive method and (b) the more commonly found deductive-descriptive method organized as a large lecture section with smaller laboratory sections.

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Craik, Eva Lee, 1919- August 1966.

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This study was concerned with making a comparative analysis of the relative effectiveness of two teaching methods in increasing students' (a) knowledge and understanding of principles, (b) ability in critical thinking, and (c) science reasoning and understanding in an introductory college zoology course. The two methods were (a) a laboratory-centered inductive-deductive method and (b) the more commonly found deductive-descriptive method organized as a large lecture section with smaller laboratory sections.

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Craik, Eva Lee, 1919-. The Relative Effectiveness of the Inductive-Deductive and the Deductive-Descriptive Methods in the Teaching of College Zoology, dissertation, August 1966; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164234/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .