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Unlocking the Mystery of Critical Thinking

Unlocking the Mystery of Critical Thinking | The Future of Higher Education- Human Beings CAN create the future if we pay attention | Scoop.it
Critical thinking. We all endorse it. We all want our students to do it. And we claim to teach it. But do we? Do we even understand and agree what it means to think critically?

According to Paul and Elder’s (2013a) survey findings, most faculty don’t know what critical thinking is or how to teach it. Unless faculty explicitly and intentionally design their courses to build their students’ critical thinking skills and receive training in how to teach them, their students do not improve their ski

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Paula King, Ph.D.'s insight:

Teaching critical thinking is a passion of mine.  Good article.

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Ruby Day's curator insight, December 2, 2014 5:20 PM

The challenge with projects can be getting students to go into depth, think critically about their research - its relevance and the conclusions they draw and apply to the project. Some probing questions in this article to help.

BogDan Wrzesinski's curator insight, December 3, 2014 2:33 AM

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sian etherington's curator insight, December 4, 2014 4:16 PM

Useful insights - particularly that critical thinking skills can't develop in a knowledge vacuum.

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Infographic: The Socratic questioning process ...

Infographic: The Socratic questioning process ... | The Future of Higher Education- Human Beings CAN create the future if we pay attention | Scoop.it

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Probing assumptions is valuable and can be transformative.  

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Overarcher's curator insight, July 10, 2013 2:55 AM

socratic questioning in pictures, love it!

Maria Persson's comment, July 11, 2013 6:15 PM
My daily life at work and play so often involves Socratic questioning - I never get bored and constantly on a learning curve! Thanks for sharing this great resource!
Margarita Parra's comment, July 22, 2013 10:01 PM
There is an approach to solving a problem, by Guy Brousseau. It looks much like this process.And it works!