ERIC Number: ED306543
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Critical Thinking and Reading: Empowering Learners To Think and Act. Monograph on Teaching Critical Thinking Number 2.
Neilsen, Allan R.
Intended for teachers, this monograph encourages educators to think critically both about critical reading and about what constitutes instruction of critical thinking in schools. The book contains the following chapters: (1) "Crisis in Confidence: The Need for Learner-Centered Schools"; (2) "A Mechanistic World View: Knowledge as Fact"; (3) "An Organic World View: Knowledge as Artifact"; and (4) "Thinking and Reading the Context." Fifty-eight references and an annotated bibliography derived from searches of the ERIC database are attached. (MS)
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, 2805 E. 10th St., Smith Research Center, Suite 550, Bloomington, IN 47408 ($5.95 plus $1.50 postage and handling); National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 09705; $5.95 member, $7.50 nonmember).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.