Critical thinking: an introduction

This post was originally added to Learnhigher on: 15th Nov, 2021
Activity time: 45 mins
Types of media: Powerpoint file, Word document
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Description
The material covers the basics of what critical thinking is, and how this abstract concept is realised in actual academic reading and writing. It was originally used for a generic 30-minute webinar on the topic, but it is recommended for a session of 45+ minutes to allow sufficient for students to engage in the interactive activities (e.g. analysing a text).
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Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

(This resource can be freely repurposed and reused)

Categories
Academic Writing, Critical Thinking and Reflection, Reading

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Students will be able to develop the awareness of critical thinking skills for HE studies. They will also become familiar with some strategies of critical reading and writing.

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