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

Author
Brookfield, Stephen.
Title
Teaching for critical thinking : tools and techniques to help students question their assumptions / Stephen D. Brookfield.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
Description
xix, 280 p. ; 24 cm.
Series
The Jossey-Bass Higher and adult education series
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject headings
Critical thinking.
Critical thinking--Study and teaching.
Psychology, Applied.
ISBN
9780470889343 (hardback)
0470889349 (hardback)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
BF441 .B7915 2012
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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