The power of debate: Reflections on the potential of debates for engaging students in critical thinking about controversial geographical topics

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/344299
Title:
The power of debate: Reflections on the potential of debates for engaging students in critical thinking about controversial geographical topics
Authors:
Healey, Ruth L. ( 0000-0001-6872-4900 )
Abstract:
This article reflects on the potential for teaching through debate in geography. The arguments are illustrated through a debate about whether asylum seekers should be allowed to work in the UK.
Citation:
The power of debate: Reflections on the potential of debates for engaging students in critical thinking about controversial geographical topics, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2012, 36(2), pp. 239-257
Journal:
Journal of Geography in Higher Education
Publication Date:
May-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/344299
DOI:
10.1080/03098265.2011.619522
Additional Links:
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03098265.2011.619522
Description:
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in on 23 January 2012, available online: http://wwww.tandfonline.com/1080/03098265.2011.619522
ISSN:
0309-8265
EISSN:
1466-1845
Sponsors:
This book was submitted to the RAE2014 for the University of Chester - Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology: Geography and Development Studies.
Appears in Collections:
Geography and Development Studies

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dc.contributor.authorHealey, Ruth L.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-09T11:38:32Zen
dc.date.available2015-02-09T11:38:32Zen
dc.date.issued2012-05en
dc.identifier.citationThe power of debate: Reflections on the potential of debates for engaging students in critical thinking about controversial geographical topics, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2012, 36(2), pp. 239-257en
dc.identifier.issn0309-8265en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/03098265.2011.619522en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/344299en
dc.descriptionThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in on 23 January 2012, available online: http://wwww.tandfonline.com/1080/03098265.2011.619522en
dc.description.abstractThis article reflects on the potential for teaching through debate in geography. The arguments are illustrated through a debate about whether asylum seekers should be allowed to work in the UK.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis book was submitted to the RAE2014 for the University of Chester - Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology: Geography and Development Studies.en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03098265.2011.619522en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of Geography in Higher Educationen
dc.subjectdebateen
dc.subjectcritical thinkingen
dc.subjectcommunication skillsen
dc.subjectoral presentationen
dc.subjectcontroversial subjectsen
dc.subjectasylum seekersen
dc.titleThe power of debate: Reflections on the potential of debates for engaging students in critical thinking about controversial geographical topicsen
dc.identifier.eissn1466-1845en
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Geography in Higher Educationen
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