Workshops - Power Point presentations from previous Critical Thinking presentations
- A bibliography of sources referenced on this website.
Browne, M. Neil, & Keeley, Stuart M. (2007). Asking the right questions: A guide to critical thinking. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Chaffee, John. (2006). Thinking critically. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Epstein, Richard. (2002). Critical thinking. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning.
Facione, Peter A. (1990). Critical thinking: A statement of expert consensus for purposes of educational assessment and instruction. Newark: American Philosophical
Association (ERIC Document No. ED315423).
Facione, Peter A. (1998). Critical thinking: What it is and why it counts. California Academic Press.
Fisher, Alec. (2001). Critical thinking: An introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Halpern, Diane F. (1996). Thought and knowledge. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Herman, Roger, & Gioia, Joyce. (2003). The herman trend alert: Education curricula shift. Retrieved June 30, 2006 from http://www.hermangroup.com/alert/archive_12-10-2003.html
Jones, Elizabeth A. (with Hoffman, Stephen, Moore, Lynn Melander, Ratcliff, Gary, Tibbets, Stacy, and Click, Benjamin A. III). (1994). Essential skills in writing, speech and listening, and critical thinking for graduates: Perspectives of faculty, employers, and policymakers.
Menkes, Justin. (2005, November). Hiring for smarts. Harvard Business Review.
Nosich, Gerald. M. (2005a). Learning to think things through: A guide to critical thinking across the curriculum. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Nosich, Gerald M. (2005b). Problems with two standard models for teaching critical thinking. New Directions for Community Colleges, 130, 59-67.
Paul, Richard. (2004). The state of critical thinking today: The need for a substantive concept of critical thinking. Retrieved Feb. 27, 2006, from http://www.criticalthinking.org/resources/articles/the-state-ct-today.shtml
Paul, Richard, & Elder, Linda. (2001a). Critical thinking: Tools for taking charge of your learning and your life. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Paul, Richard, & Elder, Linda. (2001b). Miniature guide to critical thinking concepts & tools. Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Paul, Richard, & Elder, Linda. (2005). A guide for educators to critical thinking competency standards. Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Van Gelder, T. (2005). Teaching critical thinking: Some lessons from cognitive science. College Teaching, 53 (1), 41-46.
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The Critical Thinking Community website, sponsored by the Foundation for Critical Thinking and the Center for Critical Thinking, offers a wealth of resources including full-text articles and materials for purchase (books, mini-guides, videos, posters). The site also contains a series of discussion forums devoted to critical thinking with participants from around the country.
The Critical Thinking Community website houses a large library of full-text articles covering such topics as fundamentals of critical thinking, research in critical thinking, the questioning mind, ethical reasoning, critical thinking and assessment, and sample teaching strategies. It also includes a section explaining critical thinking to students.
The State of Critical Thinking Today: The Need for a Substantive Concept of Critical Thinking by Richard Paul (2004) describes the state of critical thinking in higher education and argues for a shared, substantive conceptualization of critical thinking.
The Washington State University Critical Thinking Project focused on creating a critical thinking rubric and adapting it for specific disciplines. The site includes a critical thinking resource guide and PowerPoint presentations related to the project.
The Reasoning across the Curriculum Program at Prince George's Community College (Hosted by the Maryland Consortium of Community Colleges for Teaching Reasoning) offers a handbook of resources, documents related to critical thinking, and a list of websites devoted to teaching reasoning and critical thinking.
Critical Thinking: What It is and Why It Counts This 2006 update of Peter Facione's 1998 article offers a thorough and readable discussion of the benefits of critical thinking as well as precise definitions of the cognitive skills and affective dispositions that underlie critical thinking. This 21-page essay is written primarily for students and the general public and highlights on the social and civic benefits of critical thinking.
Executive Summary of the Delphi Report: “Critical Thinking: A Statement of Expert Consensus for Purposes of Educational Assessment and Instruction.” This 20-page executive summary of the “landmark 1990 report describe[s] findings of the two year project to articulate an international expert consensus definition of critical thinking, including its core cognitive skills. The experts identify the characteristics of an ideal critical thinker, and present specific recommendations relating to critical thinking instruction and assessment” (from Insight Assessment’s home page).