The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education

Editor/Author Davies, Martin and Barnett, Ronald
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $210.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $315.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-47812-5
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 28
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education provides a single compendium on the nature, function, and applications of critical thinking. This book brings together the work of top researchers on critical thinking worldwide, covering questions of definition, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, research, policy, and application.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction - Martin Davies and Ronald Barnett
  • Part I What Is Critical Thinking in Higher Education?
  • Preface
  • 1 Critical Thinking: A Streamlined Conception - Robert H. Ennis
  • 2 Critical Thinking and/or Argumentation in Higher Education - Richard Andrews
  • 3 A Curriculum for Critical Being - Ronald Barnett
  • 4 Willingness to Inquire: The Cardinal Critical Thinking Virtue - Benjamin Hamby
  • Part II Teaching Critical Thinking
  • Preface
  • 5 Teaching Critical Thinking: An Operational Framework - Keith Thomas and Beatrice Lok
  • 6 Teaching Critical Thinking for Lifelong Learning - Paul Green
  • 7 Teaching Critical Thinking as Inquiry - Sharon Bailin and Mark Battersby
  • 8 Debate's Relationship to Critical Thinking - Stephen M. Llano
  • 9 Thick Critical Thinking: Toward a New Classroom Pedagogy - Milton W. Wendland, Chris Robinson, and Peter A. Williams
  • 10 A Disciplined Approach to Critical Thinking - Anna Jones
  • 11 Using Argument Mapping to Improve Critical Thinking Skills - Tim van Gelder
  • Part III Incorporating Critical Thinking in the Curriculum
  • Preface
  • 12 The Relationship between Self-Regulation, Personal Epistemology, and Becoming a “Critical Thinker”: Implications for Pedagogy - Iris Vardi
  • 13 Using Argument Diagramming to Teach Critical Thinking in a First-Year Writing Course - Maralee Harrell and Danielle Wetzel
  • 14 Virtue and Inquiry: Bridging the Transfer Gap - Tracy Bowell and Justine Kingsbury
  • 15 Proposition Testing: A Strategy to Develop Critical Thinking for Essay Writing - Sara Hammer and Phil Griffiths
  • 16 Conditions for Criticality in Doctoral Education: A Creative Concern - Eva M. Brodin
  • 17 The Effectiveness of Instruction in Critical Thinking - David Hitchcock
  • Part IV Critical Thinking and Culture
  • Preface
  • 18 Do Students from Different Cultures Think Differently about Critical and Other Thinking Skills? - Emmanuel Manalo, Takashi Kusumi, Masuo Koyasu, Yasushi Michita, and Yuko Tanaka
  • 19 Critical Thinking through a Multicultural Lens: Cultural Challenges of Teaching Critical Thinking - Maha Bali
  • 20 Cultural Variance, Critical Thinking, and Indigenous Knowledges: Exploring a Both-Ways Approach - Sharon K. Chirgwin and Henk Huijser
  • 21 Critical Thinking Education with Chinese Characteristics - Yu Dong
  • Part V Critical Thinking and the Cognitive Sciences
  • Preface
  • 22 Metacognitive Education: Going beyond Critical Thinking - Joe Y. F. Lau
  • 23 Applying Cognitive Science to Critical Thinking among Higher Education Students - Jason M. Lodge, Erin O'Connor, Rhonda Shaw, and Lorelle Burton
  • 24 Metacognition and Critical Thinking: Some Pedagogical Imperatives - Peter Ellerton
  • Part VI Critical Thinking and the Professions
  • Preface
  • 25 Critical Thinking in Professional Accounting Practice: Conceptions of Employers and Practitioners - Samantha Sin, Alan Jones, and Zijian Wang
  • 26 Critical Thinking for Future Practice: Learning to Question - Franziska Trede and Celina McEwen
  • 27 Criticality in Osteopathic Medicine: Exploring the Relationship between Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning - Sandra Grace and Paul J. Orrock
  • 28 Making Critical Thinking Visible in Undergraduates’ Experiences of Scientific Research - Anna N. Wilson, Susan M. Howitt, Denise M. Higgins, and Pamela J. Roberts
  • 29 Using Social Media to Enhance Critical Thinking: Crossing Socio-Educational Divides - Nancy November
  • Part VII Social Perspectives on Critical Thinking
  • Preface
  • 30 Speaking Truth to Power: Teaching Critical Thinking in the Critical Theory Tradition - Stephen Brookfield
  • 31 Stumbling over the First Hurdle? Exploring Notions of Critical Citizenship - Elmarie Costandius, Margaret Blackie, Brenda Leibowitz, Ian Nell, Rhoda Malgas, Sophia Olivia Rosochacki, and Gert Young
  • 32 Critical Pedagogy: Critical Thinking as a Social Practice - Stephen Cowden and Gurnam Singh
  • 33 The Knowledge Practices of Critical Thinking - Eszter Szenes, Namala Tilakaratna, and Karl Maton
  • 34 Critical Thinking for Educated Citizenship - Monique Volman and Geert ten Dam
  • Notes on Contributors