Pedagogy and Professional Development

Developing Soft Skills through Multi-Disciplinary Cooperative and Situated Learning

Authors
  • Siwon Cho (Southern Illinois University)
  • Laura Morthland (Southern Illinois University)
  • Laura K. Kidd (Southern Illinois University)
  • Shelby Adkinson (Southern Illinois University)

Abstract

Authors propose a teaching method to enhance student acquisition of soft skills through a more social application of their specific discipline knowledge. Objectives of this study were to increase (1) student application of current discipline knowledge in the assigned activities, (2) student gains in advanced knowledge through practical performance, and (3) student development of soft skills through the cooperative and collaborative process.

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Cho, S., Morthland, L., Kidd, L. K. & Adkinson, S., (2015) “Developing Soft Skills through Multi-Disciplinary Cooperative and Situated Learning”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 72(1).

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Published on
13 Nov 2015
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