Deepen thinking with questions that leverage real-world stories and case studies

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Use questioning to develop content understanding and higher-order thinking skills

Deepen student thinking with questions that leverage real-world stories and case studies

Stories are a powerful vehicle for teaching. They create memories that help students recall content more readily and engage our thinking and emotions (Green & Brock, 2000). They can also be used to explain and illustrate complex content in a way that makes it accessible, especially to novice learners (Ellis, 2005), and they provide a common background from which to ask students probing questions that link the story to course content and help to develop critical thinking skills.

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