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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
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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This information/resource was last updated in November 2021.
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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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