ERIC Number: EJ564669
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Some Critical Thoughts about the Teaching of Critical Thinking.
Leming, James S.
Social Studies, v89 n2 p61-66 Mar-Apr 1998
Builds a case for a careful reexamination of what it means to teach students to think critically. Briefly summarizes three noteworthy studies of higher-order thinking programs and discusses some of their fallacious assumptions. Proposes a more realistic and attainable approach to higher order thinking titled "reflective judgment." (MJP)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Convergent Thinking, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Student Improvement, Student Needs, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A