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Teaching critical thinking in psychology : a handbook of best practices

Author: Dana S Dunn; Jane S Halonen; Randolph A Smith
Publisher: Chichester : 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. It offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching critical thinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, service learning, and the use of case studies. It provides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dana S Dunn; Jane S Halonen; Randolph A Smith
ISBN: 9781405174039 9781405174022 1405174021 140517403X
OCLC Number: 474465747
Description: 298 p.
Contents: Engaging minds: introducing best practices in teaching critical thinking in --
Psychology / Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen & 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, Sherry L. Serdikoff, Tracy E. Zinn & Suzanne C. Baker --
Are they ready yet? : developmental issues in teaching thinking / Laird O. Edman --
Simple strategies for teaching your students to think critically / William Buskist & Jessica Irons --
Assessing critical thinking --
Measure for measure: the challenge of assessing critical thinking / Jane S. Halonen --
Programmatic assessment of critical thinking / Kevin J. Apple, Sherry L. Serdikoff, Monica Reis-Bergan, and Kenneth E. Barron --
A process approach to critical thinking about complex concepts / Stacie M. Spencer & Marin Gillis --
Critical thinking in critical psychology courses --
Integrating critical thinking with course content / David W. Carroll, Allen H. Keniston & Blaine F. Peden --
Critical thinking on contemporary issues / Susan L. O'Donnell, Alisha L. Francis & Sherrie L. Mahurin --
The repertory grid as a heuristic tool in teaching undergraduate psychology /Jjoseph A. Mayo --
Critical thinking in critical courses : principles and applications / Janet E. Kuebli, Richard Harvey & James Korn --
Teaching critical thinking in statistics and research methods / Bryan K. Saville, Tracy E. Zinn, Natalie K. Lawrence, Kenneth E. Barron, and Jeffrey Andre --
Integrating critical thinking across the psychology curriculum --
Teaching critical thinking through writing / Dana S. Dunn & 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, Trina C. Kershaw, James W. Pellegrino & Stellan Ohlsson.

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Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology features current scholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills in psychology at the secondary and postsecondary levels.  Read more...

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