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ERIC Number: EJ614974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1356-2517
Distinguishing Features of Critical Thinking Classrooms.
Browne, M. Neil; Freeman, Karl
Teaching in Higher Education, v5 n3 p301-09 2000
Proposes that classrooms that encourage critical thinking possess distinguishing features that can assess whether critical thinking is a regular occurrence. Suggests that a critical thinking classroom commonly reflects the following attributes: frequent questions, developmental tension, fascination with the contingency of conclusions, and active learning. These attributes reinforce each other to provide developmental stimuli for enhanced critical thinking. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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