15A. A properly-phrased question draws a specific answer.
If the student
knows the material and you properly phrase your question, then the
student will be able to give you a specific answer. If a student does
not know the material, but you ask a question that is too broad, such as
"What does an instructor do in a class?", the student might be able to
bluff his way through the question and you might not know that he hadn't
learned the main points of the lesson.
Rephrase the above sample question so that it will require a specific
48A. Good preparation techniques alone will not yield an effective
discussion; you must also conduct the discussion properly to ensure
effective results. You must carry out the following four steps to make
your discussion worthwhile:
open the meeting, present or obtain facts
and ideas, weigh the facts and ideas, and summarize.
What four steps
must you complete to conduct an effective small-group discussion?