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CRED: Decision-Making Tools

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CRED: Decision-Making Tools

CRED: Decision-Making Tools Partner(s): Elke Weber
Arts and Sciences

Access: Columbia only
Released: November 2006


Professor Weber uses this online tool in the Psychology: Thinking and Decision Making course to encourage students to experiment with and analyze two different information processing systems in human decision making: experiential learning versus analytic learning. Students view the modules and submit an online survey that evaluates their retention of the material as well as any related behavioral intentions and attitudes they may have formed after viewing the information. For the pilot launched in the Fall 2006 semester, the tool provided an analytic presentation of information about glacial retreat on Mount Kilimanjaro as well as a presentation of the same information in an experiential format.

Related project categories:
Online & Directed Learning | Social Sciences

Related news:
Feb-08-2007: Decision-Making Tools for CRED