The practical case as a teaching method in international relations theory: the Iranian nuclear program according to the levels of analysis

Vânia Carvalho Pinto, Humberto Correa, Fernanda de Medeiros


This article presents the practical case as an important instrument for the development of active learning within the context of teaching theory of international relations for undergraduate students. Focusing on stimulating learning and on knowledge retention of the concept of levels of analysis, this article details the application of a practical case about the Iranian nuclear program, and its respective resolution in the classroom.


active learning; levels of analysis; Iranian nuclear program


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