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Handbook of research on advancing critical thinking in higher education

Author: Sherrie Wisdom; Lynda Leavitt
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, an imprint of IGI Global, [2015]
Series: Advances in higher education and professional development (AHEPD) book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the effective methods and tools being used to integrate the development of critical thinking skills in both undergraduate and graduate studies"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherrie Wisdom; Lynda Leavitt
ISBN: 9781466684119 1466684119
OCLC Number: 904400153
Description: xxiii, 567 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgment --
Ancient thinking and modern challenges: socratic education in the 21st century / Frank Giuseffi, Missouri Military Academy, USA --
Critical thinking and character / Dana Delibovi, Lindenwood University, USA --
Critical thinking, socratic seminars, and the college classroom / John D. Long, Lindenwood University, USA --
The erosion of critical thinking development in post-secondary education : the need to return to liberal education / Michael Robert Hepner, St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO, USA --
Critical thinking skills in virtual learning environments / Julie M. Little, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA, Charles R. Feldhaus, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA --
Developing an assessment program to measure critical thinking : a case study at a small, online college / Caulyne N. Barron, Dunlap-Stone University, USA --
University teachers' interactions with their online students at an australian university / Shamsul Arifeen Khan Mamun, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, Patrick Alan Danaher, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, Mohammad Mafizur Rahman, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia --
/ academic service-learning as a pedagogical tool and strategy: promoting critical thinking among pre-service teachers / Estanislado Salazar Barrera, IV, Louisiana State University, USA, Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, Louisiana State University, USA --
Developing meaning-making to promote critical thinking / Sarah E. Schoper, Western Illinois University, USA, Craig E. Wagner, Buena Vista University, USA --
Mapping problems to solutions: logic modeling in a graduate teacher leadership course / Tara Shepperson, Eastern Kentucky University, USA --
April blakely, eastern kentucky university, usa --
Teaching critical thinking and the role of team teaching / Stephen D. Brookfield, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis-St. Paul, USA --
Watching tv news : should we approach it like reality tv? / Joseph A. Cernik, Lindenwood University --
Critical thinking as a multifaceted phenomenon : a scheme of interdisciplinary research platform / Mária Bednáriková, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia --
Interdisciplinary perceptions : academic acculturation and a pathway to improved critical thinking / Donna M Velliaris, Eynesbury Institute of Business and Technology, Australia --
Developing critical thinking in doctoral students : issues and solutions / Peter Smith, University of Sunderland, UK --
Faculty support and guidance for doctoral candidates : promotion of critical thinking / Sherrie L Wisdom, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO, USA --
Globalization, cross border education, and student migration : determining student institutional choice factors / Ryan Vance Guffey, Lindenwood University, USA --
The japanese tertiary education system and its impact on economic conditions from 2000 to 2010: human capital formation / Erin Kalkbrenner, Lindenwood University, USA --
Naia to ncaa d-ii sports transition: a three year university case study / Sherrie L. Wisdom, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO, USA, Graham Weir, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO, USA --
Compilation of references --
About the contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Advances in higher education and professional development (AHEPD) book series.
Responsibility: Sherrie Wisdom, Lindenwood University, USA, Lynda Leavitt, Lindenwood University, USA.

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