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Smart Thinking : skills for critical understanding and writing

Author: Matthew Allen
Publisher: Melbourne, Australia : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A practical, step-by-step guide to improving skills in analysis, critical thinking, and the effective communication of arguments and explanations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Allen
ISBN: 9780195524055 0195524055
OCLC Number: 805261607
Target Audience: Teenage/Secondary, Tertiary/Undergraduate.
Description: 208 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION; PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; 1 SMART THINKING; 2 CLAIMS: THE KEY ELEMENTS OF REASONING; 3 LINKING: THE KEY PROCESS IN REASONING; 4 UNDERSTANDING THE LINKS BETWEEN CLAIMS; 5 MORE EFFECTIVE REASONING I: BETTER CLAIMS; 6 MORE EFFECTIVE REASONING II: BETTER LINKS; 7 WHAT KINDS OF REASONING ARE THERE?; 8 RESEARCH, REASONING, AND ANALYSIS; 9 PLANNING & CREATING YOUR REASONING; 10 BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER: NARRATIVE AND STRUCTURE; SUMMARY; ANSWERS, DISCUSSION AND FURTHER ADVICE; GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS AND CONCEPTS; FURTHER READING; GUIDE TO IMPORTANT SKILLS
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