A Study of Divergent Thinking and the Application of the Principles of Divergent Thinking to Fifth Grade Social Studies
Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Donald J. Murphy
Gerald L. Moulton
The Purpose of this study was to incorporate the principles of divergent thinking into procedures structural fora fifth grade social studies class. In order to accomplish this purpose it was necessary:
1. To establish the relationship of divergent thinking to other intellectual factors.
2. To clarify the behavioral objectives relating to divergent thinking.
3. To design procedures that would meet these objectives at various task levels.
4. To establish criteria for the evaluation of the assignments.
Brown, Patricia L., "A Study of Divergent Thinking and the Application of the Principles of Divergent Thinking to Fifth Grade Social Studies" (1965). Graduate Student Research Papers. 25.
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