critical thinking

Book Title : Critical Thinking and Learning
Author : Mark Mason
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2009-02-18
Pages : 144
ISBN : 9781444306781
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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By introducing current debates in the field of critical thinkingand posing new questions from contributing scholars, CriticalThinking and Learning examines the received wisdom in the fieldof critical thinking and learning. Examines the different perspectives in the field of criticalthinking and learning Provides insights into critical thinking by posing newquestions from contributing authors Introduces cross-cultural viewpoints into the dominant'western'-based educational viewpoint Highlights differences among a variety of thinkers in thefield

Book Title : Critical Thinking in Psychology
Author : Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 340
ISBN : 0521608341
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Explores key topics in psychology, showing how they can be critically examined.

Book Title : Critical Thinking in the Perioperative Department
Author : Shelley Cohen
Publisher : HC Pro, Inc.
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 150
ISBN : 9781601460431
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Critical Thinking in Perioperative Nursing: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act is a resource that explains the principles behind critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods. This book provides strategies for managers and nurse educators to use in developing critical thinking skills, as well as tools and resources to use in classroom training sessions.

Book Title : Critical Thinking The Basics
Author : Stuart Hanscomb
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 2017-09-19
Pages : 252
ISBN : 9781317576860
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Critical Thinking: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the field of critical thinking, drawing on philosophy, communication and psychology. Emphasising its relevance to decision making (in personal, professional and civic life), academic literacy and personal development, this book supports the reader in understanding and developing the knowledge and skills needed to avoid poor reasoning, reconstruct and evaluate arguments, and engage constructively in dialogues. Topics covered include: the relationship between critical thinking, emotions and the psychology of persuasion the role of character dispositions such as open-mindedness, courage and perseverance argument identification and reconstruction fallacies and argument evaluation. With discussion questions/exercises and suggestions for further reading at the end of each main chapter, this book is an essential read for students approaching the field of critical thinking for the first time, and for the general reader wanting to improving their thinking skills and decision making abilities.

Book Title : An Introduction to Critical Thinking
Author : Sen Madhucchanda
Publisher : Pearson Education India
Release Date : 2011
Pages :
ISBN : 8131734560
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity
Author : J. Y. F. Lau
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2011-12-22
Pages : 272
ISBN : 1118033434
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A valuable guide on creativity and critical thinking to improve reasoning and decision-making skills Critical thinking skills are essential in virtually any field of study or practice where individuals need to communicate ideas, make decisions, and analyze and solve problems. An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity: Think More, Think Better outlines the necessary tools for readers to become critical as well as creative thinkers. By gaining a practical and solid foundation in the basic principles that underlie critical thinking and creativity, readers will become equipped to think in a more systematic, logical, and imaginative manner. Creativity is needed to generate new ideas to solve problems, and critical thinking evaluates and improves an idea. These concepts are uniquely introduced as a unified whole due to their dependence on each other. Each chapter introduces relevant theories in conjunction with real-life examples and findings from cognitive science and psychology to illustrate how the theories can be applied in numerous fields and careers. An emphasis on how theoretical principles of reasoning can be practical and useful in everyday life is featured, and special sections on presentation techniques, the analysis of meaning, decision-making, and reasoning about personal and moral values are also highlighted. All chapters conclude with a set of exercises, and detailed solutions are provided at the end of the book. A companion website features online tutorials that further explore topics including meaning analysis, argument analysis, logic, statistics, and strategic thinking, along with additional exercises and multimedia resources for continued study. An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity is an excellent book for courses on critical thinking and logic at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book also serves as a self-contained study guide for readers interested in the topics of critical thinking and creativity as a unified whole.

Book Title : Becoming a Critical Thinker
Author : Vincent Ryan Ruggiero
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2014-01-01
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9781285438597
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Success depends on the ability to think critically. Training and practice turn this ability into a powerful skill. BECOMING A CRITICAL THINKER gives you the opportunity to develop this skill in a classroom environment while stressing its application to daily life. You'll learn to solve everyday problems, maintain successful relationships, make career choices, and interpret the messages of advertising in a variety of media. Exercises throughout the text encourage you to practice what you read and to apply it to your own life. BECOMING A CRITICAL THINKER breaks up critical thinking into a series of cumulative activities, a unique approach that has made this text a staple of many critical thinking courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Comprehension and Critical Thinking Level 6
Author : Jamey Acosta
Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
Release Date : 2008-01-01
Pages : 112
ISBN : 9781425893217
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Build Grade 6 students' comprehension and critical thinking skills and prepare them for standardized tests with high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME For KidsĀ®. This handy and easy-to-implement resource includes accompanying document-based questions that focus on key strategies for breaking down the passages to help students build cross-curricular reading skills. A document-based assessment sheet is also provided for each passage so students can investigate a topic in even deeper and more meaningful ways. This 112- page book includes a Teacher Resource CD with reproducible pages of artic.

Book Title : Practical Strategies for Critical Thinking
Author : Jan Rehner
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date : 1993-12-01
Pages : 192
ISBN : 0395673402
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This text demystifies critical reading, thinking, and writing, using practical, class-tested strategies. Students will hone their thinking skills through a series of exercises that relate to the composition course. Numerous examples, case studies, and ten enjoyable readings demonstrate in a clear, direct way how to use the techniques.

Book Title : Critical Thinking
Author : Peter Nardi
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release Date : 2017-08-22
Pages : 168
ISBN : 9780520291843
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"Critical Thinking: A Methodology for Interpreting Information 'deconstructs' common errors in thinking and teaches students to become smarter consumers of research results. Written to complement a textbook or a collection of readings, this brief methods book strengthens students' ability to interpret information whenever and wherever data are used. It includes a wide range of examples along with end of chapter exercises for further discussion. This book will be a coursebook for the undergraduate social science courses where critical thinking, numeracy, and data literacy are common learning objectives"--Provided by publisher.