Thinking Skills are some of the most valuable skills you can learn today. The reason is simple. While in the past, people went to work for their manual skills, today they go to work for their mental skills. We live in an Information Age, no longer an Industrial Age. That’s why brain has replaced brawn, and strength in thinking has replaced strength in muscles. No matter what kind of business you work for, nor what kind of job you do, today you are expected to apply a range of thinking skills to the work you carry out. This includes using...
This book aims to help readers develop an understanding of what is meant by critical thinking and to develop their own reasoning skills. These skills are essential to those progressing to higher levels of academic study, whether at advanced or degree level. However, the underlying concepts are useful to anyone who wishes to:
SMART THINKING is a practical, step - by - step guide to improving skills in analysis and critical thinking, and the effective commonication of arguments and explanations . With an accessible and straightforward style, this book is of great use for students at university and also final - year school who are looking to improve theri analytical skills
This popular book helps readers understand the difference between blindly accepting information and critical analysis and synthesis. It teaches how to react rationally to alternate points of view and develop a foundation for making personal choices about what to accept and what to reject in what we see and hear. Focusing on the question-asking skills and techniques necessary for evaluating different types of evidence, this book addresses critical thinking as a generic skill with many applications while emphasizing values and moral reasoning as an integral part of critical thinking.
Critical thinking has been speciﬁcally identiﬁed by colleges and universities, as well as by many employ-
ers, as a measure of how well an individual will perform at school and on the job. In fact, if you are apply-
ing to college or graduate school, or for a job, chances are your critical thinking skills will be tested.
Standardized exams, such as the SAT and ACT, have sections on critical thinking.
(BQ) Ebook Reading Skill builders Grade 2 engage and challenge students with reading material and exercises covering important reading comprehension skills, such as main idea, sequence, details, predicting outcomes, and vocabulary. Includes a critical-thinking section to promote higher-order thinking skills.
One of the most important aspects of learning, and perhaps the most neglected, is that of developing those thinking skills that enable students to analyse texts, critically evaluate arguments, construct a sound argument of their own and present that argument clearly, coherently and effectively. Aware of the lack of publications covering this aspect, a group of lecturers in Philosophy at the Rand Afrikaans University designed a set of course notes to meet this need. These notes proved so effective that they have been used as the basis for this publication....