LEARNING ACTIVITY--OBJECTIVE 1.
Upon completion of this learning activity, you will be able to state the
purposes, characteristics, and types of questions that are used in oral
presentations and discussions, and be able to properly phrase a
There are four major reasons for using questions in instruction.
reason is to stimulate students' interest and make them think. You know
from your own experience as a student that when the instructor or
teacher asked you a question, you became directly involved in the class,
thereby increasing your interest and motivating your thinking.
One reason then is that student
_______________________ increases when
questions are asked because his
_______________________ is stimulated.
34A. Another purpose for a small-group discussion is to solve problems. Even
though problems vary in difficulty, the goal is solution. Indicate the
purpose of each type of small-group discussion.
a. Information discussion: ___________________________________________
b. Problem-solving discussion: _______________________________________