ERIC Number: ED317961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Thinking Critically. Second Edition.
Intended for use as a college text, this book teaches the fundamental thinking, reasoning, and language abilities that students need for academic success; presents foundational thinking, reasoning, and language abilities in a developmentally sequenced way; engages students in the active process of thinking; provides context by continually relating critical thinking abilities to students' daily lives; and integrates the development of thinking abilities with the four language skills so crucial to success in college and careers: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Chapter titles are as follows: (1) Thinking; (2) Thinking Critically; (3) Solving Problems; (4) Perceiving; (5) Believing and Knowing; (6) Language; (7) Forming Concepts; (8) Mapmaking and Composing; (9) Relating and Organizing; (10) Reporting, Inferring, Judging; (11) Constructing Arguments; and (12) Reasoning Critically. All chapters in the book offer exercises and activities for practicing thinking skills. (MG)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Skills, Listening, Reading, Speech Communication, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills, Writing (Composition)
Houghton Mifflin Company, Wayside Rd., Burlington, MA 01803 (no charge for instructor's copy; $17.07 for student's copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
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Note: For instructor's handbook, see CS 010 010.