ERIC Number: EJ443441
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Skipping on the Brink of the Abyss: Teaching Thinking through Writing.
Sheridan, James J.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n77 p51-61 Spr 1992
Offers suggestions for teaching critical thinking in writing and humanities courses. Explains the rules of freewriting as they are presented to students, compares left- and right-brain qualities, and describes assignments involving focused freewriting and metaphor, and efforts to make assignments relevant. Describes the evaluation process and results. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Course Content, Critical Thinking, Evaluation Methods, Humanities Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
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