ERIC Number: ED351305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Critical Thinking: Language and Inquiry across the Disciplines. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Institute for Critical Thinking (Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1988).
Weinstein, Mark, Ed.; Oxman-Michelli, Wendy, Ed.
This conference focused on critical thinking, language, and inquiry across the disciplines through the perspectives of scholars and practitioners within a variety of academic disciplines. This volume reflects the thoughts of 48 authors representing 20 academic fields; it is divided into two main parts. The first part is composed of papers that address the theory of critical thinking and consists of seven sections: (1) Plenary Papers entitled "The Role of Reason in (Science) Education"; "Creative Inquiry: Critical Thinking in the Disciplines"; and "Critical Thinking across the Disciplines"; (2) Critical Thinking and Basic Theory; (3) Critical Thinking and Informal Logic; (4) Critical Thinking and Inquiry; (5) Critical Thinking Theory: Contemporary Issues; (6) Critical Thinking in the Disciplines; and (7) Critical Thinking and Teaching. The second part on critical thinking and educational practice is concerned with the application of critical thinking to undergraduate education and consists of four parts: (1) Critical Thinking and Collegiate Pedagogy; (2) Engaging Students in Critical Thinking Tasks in Academic Courses; (3) Pedagogical Approaches to Critical Thinking and Language; and (4) Critical Thinking and Language Contexts. (LL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Montclair State Coll., Upper Montclair, NJ. Inst. for Critical Thinking.