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Teaching Critical Thinking

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Conference

2001 Annual Conference

Location

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publication Date

June 24, 2001

Start Date

June 24, 2001

End Date

June 27, 2001

ISSN

2153-5965

Page Count

11

Page Numbers

6.938.1 - 6.938.11

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https://peer.asee.org/9858

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41

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Bertram Pariser

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Abstract

This paper describes the challenge of Teaching Critical Thinking to a class of physics students at TCI, The College for Technology in the fall semester of 2000. Besides achieving its goal of helping students to think critically, teaching critical thinking provides fun and students find it quite rewarding. Students are encouraged to work on creativity throughout the semester, in class, in laboratory experiments, on homework problems and in the creation of examinations.

Pariser, B. (2001, June), Teaching Critical Thinking Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. https://peer.asee.org/9858

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