Social Sciences

20 Mar, 2019

Why Ask “Why?”: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines

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Volume XLI, No. 10 | March 21, 2019 Why Ask “Why?”: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines Introduction Critical thinking is valuable when preparing students for academic and economic advancement. Critical thinking is also valuable for intrinsic reasons as part of living a good life. Despite the fact that we are faculty members [...]

6 Mar, 2019

Building Skills for Writing Anthropologically

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Volume XLI, No. 8 | March 7, 2019 Building Skills for Writing Anthropologically I teach an anthropology course that emphasizes intensive writing and cultural and global diversity through a series of progressively elevated anthropological writing experiences. I introduce students to anthropological writing through seven skills-building assignments followed by multimodal presentations and class [...]

6 Dec, 2018

Increasing Research Knowledge Through a Simple Research Activity

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Volume XL, No. 40 | December 6, 2018 Increasing Research Knowledge Through a Simple Research Activity In the behavioral sciences, research methodologies are covered in almost every course. Still, students continue to struggle with the application and understanding of terminology related to research; being able to explain the importance of independent variables, [...]