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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur

Humanities and Social Sciences

HSS 306:Socratic Method (1)

Learning Objectives:

In this course, students will be exposed to various aspects of the process of discussion with a special focus on those aspects that determine the effectiveness of a discussion.

Course Contents:

Importance of discussion in our personal and professional life, Difference between discussion and interactive session, Measure of effectiveness of a discussion, Role of the moderator, Skillset of an effective moderator, Aspects of discussion in large groups, Teaching through discussions, Pros and cons of the Socratic Method.

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