No matter what else a course is intended to teach, if it has a format that includes using a group, it will also cause each participant to develop domain-independent for managing relations with other people. If the course includes open-ended problem solving, it will teach strategies having to do with reasoning simply by force of having to engage in these strategies. And, if the results of any of this needs to be communicated, it will develop strategies for communication. These three processes, and how to engage in them, should never be explicitly taught. They will be learned by the very best method of all, by having students experience the processes for themselves.
What might these strategies look like? Let's consider some examples. Some good ones for human relations might be:
Good strategies for reasoning might include:
Some good strategies for communication might be:
Teaching to Individuals
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