ERIC Number: EJ316045
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Critical Thinking: What Is It?
Beyer, Barry K.
Social Education, v49 n4 p270-76 Apr 1985
Developing an accurate, commonly accepted definition of critical thinking is absolutely essential. This article proposes and discusses such a definition. Critical thinking is defined as the process of determining the authenticity, accuracy, and worth of information or knowledge claims. It consists of a number of discrete skills. (RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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