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Teaching Critical Thinking through Active Learning Strategies

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Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: PowerPoint
Date Added to MERLOT: July 30, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 07, 2012
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Submitter : Maha Bali


This is a faculty development workshop with an overview on how to teach critical thinking in the classroom (regardless of the discipline) using active learning strategies. It includes general definitions of critical thinking, some sample techniques for teaching an explicit skill or a broader CT strategy. The question of assessment... More

Teaching Strategies, Critical Thinking, Workshop, Active Learning

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: PowerPoint 97-2003
Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure Copyright: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Lynn Aaron
4 years ago

Lynn Aaron (Faculty)

The approach is valuable. Handouts are frequently mentioned to provide an activity that engages the student. Unfortunately, no handouts are provided. They would make it far more practical to use this resource.

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This PowerPoint works well.
Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes.

Avatar for Laura Franklin
5 years ago

Laura Franklin (Faculty)

This is a good model for an interactive workshop on C.T. It would be good to somehow include the handout or make it available, since it is referred to on several slides.

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