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ERIC Number: EJ924902
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-1387-1579
Classroom Environments That Foster a Disposition for Critical Thinking
Mathews, Samuel R.; Lowe, Katie
Learning Environments Research, v14 n1 p59-73 Apr 2011
In this article, we examine the disposition for critical thinking (CT) from three perspectives and analyse the underlying constructs of the disposition for CT, such as one's ability, sensitivity and inclination to engage in critical, mindful thought. Environmental factors that enhance or inhibit the development of a generalisable disposition for critical thought are discussed. Finally, we present a set of empirically-verified classroom practices that can help to foster a disposition for CT.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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