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Teaching critical thinking in psychology : a handbook of best practices

Author: Dana Dunn; Jane S Halonen; Randolph A Smith
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
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"Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology" features current scholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills at all levels of psychology. {u2731} Offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching critical thinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, service learning, and the use of case studies {u2731} Provides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Dunn; Jane S Halonen; Randolph A Smith
ISBN: 9781405174022 1405174021 9781405174039 140517403X
OCLC Number: 214064173
Description: xx, 298 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Engaging minds: introducing best practices in teaching critical thinking in psychology / Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, and Randolph A. Smith --
The case for teaching critical thinking in psychology --
Critical thinking : needed now more than ever / Carol Wade --
Have we demystified critical thinking? / Natalie Kerr Lawrence ... [et al.] --
Are they ready yet? : developmental issues in teaching thinking / Laird R.O. Edman --
Simple strategies for teaching your students to think critically / William Buskist and Jessica G. Irons --
Assessing critical thinking --
Measure for measure : the challenge of assessing critical thinking / Jane S. Halonen --
Programmatic assessment of critical thinking / Kevin J. Apple ... [et al.] --
A process approach to critical thinking about complex concepts / Stacie M. Spencer and Marin Gillis --
Critical thinking in critical psychology courses --
Integrating critical thinking with course content / David W. Carroll, Allen H. Keniston, and Blaine F. Peden --
Critical thinking on contemporary issues / Susan L. O'Donnell, Alisha L. Francis, and Sherrie L. Mahurin --
The repertory grid as a heuristic tool in teaching undergraduate psychology / Joseph A. Mayo --
Critical thinking in critical courses : principles and applications / Janet E. Kuebli, Richard D. Harvey, and James H. Korn --
Teaching critical thinking in statistics and research methods / Bryan K. Saville ... [et al.] --
Integrating critical thinking across the psychology curriculum --
Writing as critical thinking / Dana S. Dunn and Randolph A. Smith --
Using service learning to promote critical thinking in the psychology curriculum / Elizabeth Yost Hammer --
Beyond standard lectures : supporting the development of critical thinking in cognitive psychology courses / Jordan P. Lippman ... [et al.] --
Why we believe : fostering critical thought and scientific literacy in research methods / Bernard C. Beins --
Teaching critical thinking about difficult topics / Paul C. Smith and Kris Vasquez --
Thinking critical beyond the classroom --
Thinking critically about careers in psychology / Deborah S. Briihl ... [et al.] --
Critical briefings : short reports on critical thinking --
Best and worst : learning to think like a psychologist / Dana Gross --
Personal mission statements as tools for developing writing and reflection skills / Lawrence Benjamin Lewis and Elizabeth Yost Hammer --
A module-based research project : modeling critical thinking in psychology / Nina Lamson and Katherine Kipp --
Effectively using literature circles in the psychology classroom / Rebecca Wenrich Wheeler --
Introducing controversial issues in psychology through debate and reflection / Sherri B. Lantinga --
The critical thinking lab : developing student skills through practical application / Todd J. Wilkinson, Bryan J. Dik, and Andrew P. Tix --
Encouraging students to think critically about psychotherapy : overcoming naïve realism / Scott O. Lilienfeld, Jeffrey M. Lohr, and Bunmi O. Olatunji --
Effectiveness of a web-based critical thinking module / Beth Dietz-Uhler --
An introductory exercise for promoting critical thinking about psychological measurement / Jeffrey D. Holmes.
Responsibility: edited by Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, and Randolph A. Smith.
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