ERIC Number: EJ507452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Using Writing to Develop and Assess Critical Thinking.
Teaching of Psychology, v22 n1 p24-28 Feb 1995
Asserts that written work has advantages over oral discussion in the development and assessment of students' critical thinking skills. Describes a set of short writing assignments that focuses on eight essential aspects of critical and creative thought. Provides examples of how to use writing assignments in college psychology courses. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Developmental Psychology, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Instruction, Learning Strategies, Psychologists, Social Sciences, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Assignments
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Psychologists Teach Critical Thinking."