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ERIC Number: ED342453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Critical Thinking: Educational Imperative. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 77.
Barnes, Cynthia A., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n77 Spr 1992
The critical thinking movement is responding nationwide to the challenge of teaching thought processes to students. This volume contains 10 articles addressing critical thinking and the instruction of higher-level thinking skills: (1) "Critical Thinking: What, Why, and How," by Richard Paul; (2) "Teaching Critical Thinking across the Curriculum," by John Chaffee; (3) "Assessing Critical Thinking," by Lucy S. Cromwell; (4) "Skipping on the Brink of the Abyss: Teaching Thinking through Writing," by James J. Sheridan; (5) "Teaching Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences," by Carol Lynn H. Knight; (6) "The Critical Literacy Seminar: A Faculty Development and Rejuvenation Strategy," by Margaret B. Lee, Trudy H. Bers, and Richard Storinger; (7) "Great Teaching, Great Learning: Classroom Climate, Innovative Methods, and Critical Thinking," by Lawrence P. Litecky; (8) "Forced To Think: The Title V Mandate in California," by John Feare; (9) "Teaching Critical Thinking in Vocational-Technical and Occupational Classes," by George A. Heyman and Elaine R. Daly; and (10) "Sources and Information: Critical Thinking Skills Instruction in the Community College," by Diane Hirshberg. (JMC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Colleges, Critical Thinking, Faculty Development, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Sciences, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Writing Instruction
Jossey-Bass Inc., 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 (Subscriptions: $48.00 individuals; $70.00 institutions).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.