Teaching for critical thinking : tools and techniques to help students question their assumptions / Stephen D. Brookfield

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Material Type
Books/Textual Material
Author
Brookfield, Stephen.
Edition
1st ed.

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Imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
Descript
xix, 280 p. ; 24 cm.
Series
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Summary
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject
Critical thinking.
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Psychology, Applied.
ISBN
9780470889343 (hardback)
0470889349
MARC
OCoLC
20120201105326.0
110715s2012 cau b 001 0 eng cam a
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DUQQ 1 (CTE)
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Baker and Taylor BTCP BK0009838940
YBP Library Services YANK 6825048
Blackwell Book Service BBUS 6825048
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