November 14, 2015 Leave a comment
This 53-minute video describes a proposal for a new graduate-level course on Critical Thinking (based on the rethinking done during the Fall 2015 semester teaching an exploratory version of such a course).
critical thinking & reflective practice
November 3, 2015 1 Comment
HOW TO READ AND PREPARE ANNOTATIONS and POINTS FOR DISCUSSION ON READINGS
(Peter Taylor, Nov. ‘15,
adapted from guidelines of Reyes Coll-Tellechia, Ann Blum & Ruth Gilmore)
AS YOU READ, TAKE NOTES IN EACH OF THE CATEGORIES BELOW.
LABEL YOUR NOTES ACCORDING TO THESE CATEGORIES.
BRING YOUR NOTES TO CLASS and BE PREPARED TO SPEAK TO ANY of the CATEGORIES. Read more of this post
October 29, 2015 Leave a comment
What would be a relevant set of initial guidelines if a person were to begin a regular plus-delta reflection process concerning their development as a critical thinker (and beyond to a sense of “ITS CAPL” [see previous post])? Such a reflection process is described, then possible guidelines are floated. Read more of this post
October 19, 2015 4 Comments
“If you want to develop as a critical thinker, you also have to bootstrap the structures of wider support for the vertical [identifying alternative ideas & practices] and horizontal [constituency-building] processes in the schema and further develop them” (previous post). Let me introduce and then explain a schema for this process of development: Read more of this post