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Teaching for critical thinking : tools and techniques to help students question their assumptions

Stephen Brookfield

1st ed.. c2012

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BF 441 .B7915 2012 )()

  • Title:
    Teaching for critical thinking : tools and techniques to help students question their assumptions
  • Author: Stephen Brookfield
  • Description: What is critical thinking? -- Critical thinking across the disciplines -- How critical thinking is learned -- Introducing basic protocols of critical thinking -- Developing critical complexity: intermediate and advanced protocols -- Reading and writing critically -- Integrating critical thinking across the curriculum -- Making discussions critical -- Misunderstandings, challenges, and risks -- Modeling critical thinking.
    "In Teaching for Critical Thinking, Stephen Brookfield builds on his last three decades of experience running workshops and teaching courses on critical thinking to explore how student learn to think this way, and what teachers can do the help students develop this capacity. He outlines a basic protocol of critical thinking as a learning process that focuses on uncovering and checking assumptions, exploring alternative perspectives, and taking informed actions as a result. Written to address the broad range of disciplines, this book fosters a shared understanding of critical thinking and helps to various constituencies adapt general principles to specific disciplinary contexts"--
  • Local Note: acq2014edu
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass
  • Format: xix, 280 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780470889343 (hardcover);ISBN 0470889349
  • Subjects: Critical thinking; Critical thinking -- Study and teaching; Psychology, Applied
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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