Article by Vicky Lara, El Paso Community College

Purpose:

The purpose of this module is to provide a series of annotated web sites for educators interested in exploring critical thinking in order to incorporate it to a greater extent into their teaching. To that effect, the selections in this module are of a more practical than theoretical basis. However, some theory has been included in the section on definition and basic concepts to ensure that the module provides a sound theoretical foundation for application.

You can read this article at http://www.texascollaborative.org/criticalthinking.htm .

There are lots of excellent links to online resources relating to critical thinking.

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If I’m going to give people something to think about, then I certainly hope they think critically about it. “But what does that mean?” I hear you ask. “What is critical thinking, anyway?” Here’s something to get you started on your search for a satisfactory answer to that question: Definition of critical thinking from The Foundation for Critical Thinking. Notice that I said started. Happy hunting!

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