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Fostering critical thinking through collaborative group work : insights from Hong Kong

Author: Dennis Chun-Lok Fung; Tim Weijun Liang
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, [2019]
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This book reports on studies contextualised within the curriculum development of General Studies in primary education and Liberal Studies in secondary education in Hong Kong. Both areas call for a learning environment that is conducive to the use of collaborative group work to foster critical thinking. By employing a mixed-methods approach and undertaking a teaching intervention based on Anderson et al.'s (2001)  Read more...
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Fung, Dennis Chun-Lok.
Fostering critical thinking through collaborative group work.
Singapore : Springer, [2019]
(OCoLC)1046606799
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Chun-Lok Fung; Tim Weijun Liang
ISBN: 9789811324116 9811324115
OCLC Number: 1052566444
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Has critical thinking been fruitfully married to group work in Hong Kong? --
2 The research on group work, critical thinking and Confucian heritage culture: What does a thematic review tell us? --
3 Research design: A mixed methods approach with a three-theme investigation and pedagogical intervention --
4 How effective is group work in improving students' academic performance? --
5 How effective is group work in improving the attitudinal aspects of student learning? --
6 How does Chinese culture exert an influence on group work? --
7 Summary, Concluding remarks and the way forward.
Responsibility: Dennis Chun-Lok Fung, Tim Weijun Liang.

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