Journal of Dental Hygiene
The article highlights key benefits from debate as a teaching-learning strategy for developing critical thinking and analytical skills while fostering teamwork and communication. According to the author, it is an effective pedagogical strategy because of the level of responsibility for learning and active involvement required by all student debaters. She also notes that the debate strategy can be used as a method to achieve competencies in baccalaureate and graduate dental hygiene programs.
Original Publication Citation
Darby, M. (2007). Debate: A teaching-learning strategy for developing competence in communication and critical thinking. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 81(4), 1-12.
Darby, Michele, "Debate: A Teaching-Learning Strategy for Developing Competence in Communication and Critical Thinking" (2007). Dental Hygiene Faculty Publications. 5.