ERIC Number: EJ623971
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Conceptualizing Critical Thinking.
Bailin, Sharon; Case, Roland; Coombs, Jerrold R.; Daniels, Leroi B.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v31 n3 p285-302 May-June 1999
Provides a conception of critical thinking and the critical thinker, who is characterized by five intellectual resources: background knowledge, operational knowledge of good thinking, knowledge of critical concepts, effective heuristics, and habits of mind. Explains, with examples, each intellectual resource. Discusses the task of teaching critical thinking. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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