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Real-Life Dilemmas Make Learning Fun
Dunrud, Tammy; Reicks, Marla; Simmons, Steve (1999)

Real-Life Dilemmas Make Learning Fun

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Decision cases are a valuable, participatory learning tool. Youth enter the process with prior experiences and knowledge on which to build a new understanding of subject matter. The decision case experience encourages life skill development while delivering new subject matter. Decision cases encourage the development of problem-solving and decision-making skills through practice, and positive and enjoyable for youth. The effectiveness of decision case experiences in meeting instructional goals can be greatly enhanced by skilled facilitators.

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Dunrud, Tammy; Reicks, Marla; Simmons, Steve. (1999). Real-Life Dilemmas Make Learning Fun. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy,

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