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ERIC Number: EJ1163133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
Teaching toward the Telos of Critical Thinking: Genre in Business Communication
Morrison, Rebecca
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v80 n4 p460-472 Dec 2017
The implementation of genre theory in the business communication classroom could lead to the cultivation of critical thinking skills in students. The lack of a common definition of critical thinking skills across academia and the workplace creates a difficult end goal to pursue; therefore, teachers should consider explicitly teaching to the outcome, or "telos," of critical thinking through genre. This article examines a small corner of genre theory, identifies a genre theory framework for business communication, and discusses the implications of such a framework.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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