ERIC Number: EJ1130543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
A Critical Thinking Activity for Communication Classrooms
Williams, Ann E.
Communication Teacher, v31 n2 p99-106 2017
Courses: This semester long activity can be employed in any communication classroom and is designed particularly to provide first-time graduate student instructors (GSIs) with a theory-based assessment tool. As such, the article is appropriate for graduate-level pedagogy classes. Objective: To introduce a theory-based, critical thinking activity that can be applied in communication classes to enhance students' mastery of course content at a basic level while also deepening understanding of the learning process promoted through higher levels of cognition.
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Communication Skills, Communication Strategies, Class Activities, Graduate Study, Learning Processes, Mastery Learning, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship, Assignments
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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