ERIC Number: EJ443442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences.
Knight, Carol Lynn H.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n77 p63-73 Spr 1992
Suggests a process for incorporating critical thinking into social science courses. Explains preparatory steps (e.g., learning how to teach thinking and redesigning courses to include discipline-specific and core thinking skills). Recommends ways of reworking lectures, demonstrations, discussions, experiential learning, and assignments to address critical thinking. Reviews problems and benefits. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Course Content, Critical Thinking, Faculty Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Sciences, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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