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Critical Evaluation of Evidence

Author: Melanie Crisfield (Brunel University) (Brunel University)
Description: - Question, discuss, and critique Assertive Discipline theory
- Identify the strenghts and weaknesses of the theory, and the contexts in which the strengths and weaknesses occur
- Come to a reasoned conclusion about Assertive Discipline based on their evaluation
Estimated activity time: 30-45 minutes
Type of media: Lesson Plan, Helpsheet, Slides, Powerpoint file, PDF file
Licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0
(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)
Category: Critical Thinking and Reflection
Date: This information/resource was last updated in .


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This is a critical thinking activity aimed at having students evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a classroom behavioural management theory.

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This is intended as a follow-up activity to Critical Thinking in Everyday Life, to illustrate the difference between critically evaluating academic evidence and making personal decisions. It can also be used as a stand alone critical thinking resource.

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