Introducing critical thinking, this book looks at general ways in which people can be helped to become critical thinkers, and also reviews opportunities for developing critical thinking in specific contexts.
Part 1 Understanding critical thinking in adult life: what it means to think critically; recognizing critical thinking; learning to think critically in adult life; how critical thinking sustains a healthy democracy. Part 2 Practical approaches for developing critical thinkers: effective strategies fro facilitating critical thinking; helping others examine the assumptions underlying their thoughts and actions; techniques for developing alternative ways of thinking. Part 3 Helping adults to think critically in different arenas of life: using the workplace as a resource for thinking and learning; analyzing political issues and commitments; developing critical judgements about television reporting; encouraging active learning through personal relationships; being a skilled facilitator of critical thinking. Epilogue: the risks and rewards to helping others learn to think critically. Abbreviations. References. Indexes: name; subject.
DEVELOPING CRITICAL THINKERS by BROOKFIELD
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