Online debates to enhance critical thinking in pharmacotherapy.

@article{Charrois2013OnlineDT,
  title={Online debates to enhance critical thinking in pharmacotherapy.},
  author={Theresa L. Charrois and Michelle Appleton},
  journal={American journal of pharmaceutical education},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={
          170
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of teaching strategies on the complexity and structure of students' arguments and type of informal reasoning used in arguments. DESIGN Students were given an introduction to argumentation followed by 2 formal debates, with feedback provided in between. ASSESSMENT Four debate groups were randomly selected for evaluation. In debate 1, all groups posted 1 argument, and all 4 arguments were rationalistic and ranked as high-level arguments. In debate 2, members of… CONTINUE READING

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