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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(6), 811-815
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-6-33
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Application of Debating Method in teaching Vietnam’s Historical Figures (10th Century – 19th Century) at High School in Order to Develop Students’ Critical Thinking

Nguyen Van Ninh1,

1Faculty of History, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: June 07, 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Educational Research in Vietnam: From Fundamentals to Application)

Cite this paper:
Nguyen Van Ninh. Application of Debating Method in teaching Vietnam’s Historical Figures (10th Century – 19th Century) at High School in Order to Develop Students’ Critical Thinking. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(6):811-815. doi: 10.12691/education-6-6-33

Abstract

Discussion is the method with advantage in promoting the interaction between teachers and pupils, between pupils and pupils and between pupils and contents of knowledge. Organizing discussions for pupils will help them aware more comprehensively and profoundly of a historical character or a historical event. The use of discussion method in teaching about historical characters at schools also contributes to development of critic thought for pupils - an important skill determining whether learners succeed or not. Teachers may organize discussions for pupils about historical characters under 3 forms: group discussion, individual discussion and discussion between teacher and pupils. Each form has its own advantages requiring teachers’ thorough grasp of technique to apply efficiently.

Keywords:
discussion method critic thought historical character

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