ERIC Number: ED393737
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Critical Thinking in The Classroom. Educators' Guide. C-SPAN in the Classroom Series.
C-SPAN, Washington, DC.
This C-SPAN publication is intended to serve as a forum enabling college and high school students to share ideas regarding political and social studies in the classroom. This issue begins with a description of the C-SPAN networks. The critical thinking process in the classroom is presented in the first two lessons: "Analyzing Public Speaking" and "Analyzing Arguments." Lesson 3 looks at "Consensus Building." Lesson 4 examines "Questions and Answers: A Situational Analysis." Lesson 5 focuses on a current study of "Campaign '96: Analyzing the Platforms of Presidential Candidates." C-SPAN also lists events that are scheduled regularly. The last section is titled "Classroom Ideas From Grant Winners" and presents techniques from five educators who have used C-SPAN effectively in their classrooms. A media project log for teachers and students, designed to help with discussion following a particular program, concludes the document. (JAG)
Descriptors: Broadcast Journalism, Civics, Classroom Techniques, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Media Adaptation, News Media, News Reporting, Political Science, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States Government (Course)
C-SPAN, 400 North Capitol St., N.W., Suite 650, Washington, DC 20001.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: C-SPAN, Washington, DC.