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Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit

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2 Oct 11: Carl Sagan's books, including this one, are now available as ebooks from - but only for residents of the USA :(...


The following are suggested as tools for testing arguments and detecting fallacious or fraudulent arguments:


Via Dennis T OConnor
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Paige Jaeger 's curator insight, December 11, 2012 6:40 AM

Great idea that could actually be used to teach credibility.  Have your students create their own "Bologna Detection Rules"  based upon [book, teaching, etc.] 

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How writers can learn to accept criticism

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These tips are intended help novice writers learn to take criticism from instructors, peer reviewers and editors.

 

Start with the assumption that your work can be improved


The biggest mistake writers make is assuming that once they have submitted a piece of writing, that is finished… and perfect. This assumption sets the writer up for a frustration and anger when it is returned with a request for revisions. It can be helpful to approach your writing from the point of view there is always room for improvement.

 

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Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES, Jim Lerman
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Everything You Wanted to Know (and More) About Critical Thinking

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A website providing a rigorous introduction to critical thinking.The purpose of this website is to provide a rigorous source of critical thinking information of value to many different communities. CriticalThinking.NET has been developed by Robert H. Ennis and Sean F. Ennis.

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ

 

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http://www.criticalthinking.net/index.html

 


Via Andrea Zeitz, Gust MEES, João Greno Brogueira
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Tuba Angay-Crowder's comment, May 26, 2012 7:19 AM
i love it! thank you so much. I will use it in my class.. this summer, I am teaching "Freakonomics" to them, and it is perfect time to introduce the site..
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Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits

Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
My hope is that we’ll put our energy into making critical thinking a central and essential part of classroom pedagogy.
Via juandoming, Gust MEES, Elena Elliniadou
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