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Title Teaching critical thinking in psychology : a handbook of best practices / edited by Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, and Randolph A. Smith.

Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  150.71 TEAC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Engaging minds: introducing best practices in teaching critical thinking in psychology / Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, and Randolph A. Smith -- The case for teaching critical thinking in psychology -- Critical thinking : needed now more than ever / Carol Wade -- Have we demystified critical thinking? / Natalie Kerr Lawrence ... [et al.] -- Are they ready yet? : developmental issues in teaching thinking / Laird R.O. Edman -- Simple strategies for teaching your students to think critically / William Buskist and Jessica G. Irons -- Assessing critical thinking -- Measure for measure : the challenge of assessing critical thinking / Jane S. Halonen -- Programmatic assessment of critical thinking / Kevin J. Apple ... [et al.] -- A process approach to critical thinking about complex concepts / Stacie M. Spencer and Marin Gillis -- Critical thinking in critical psychology courses -- Integrating critical thinking with course content / David W. Carroll, Allen H. Keniston, and Blaine F. Peden -- Critical thinking on contemporary issues / Susan L. O'Donnell, Alisha L. Francis, and Sherrie L. Mahurin -- The repertory grid as a heuristic tool in teaching undergraduate psychology / Joseph A. Mayo -- Critical thinking in critical courses : principles and applications / Janet E. Kuebli, Richard D. Harvey, and James H. Korn -- Teaching critical thinking in statistics and research methods / Bryan K. Saville ... [et al.] -- Integrating critical thinking across the psychology curriculum -- Writing as critical thinking / Dana S. Dunn and Randolph A. Smith -- Using service learning to promote critical thinking in the psychology curriculum / Elizabeth Yost Hammer -- Beyond standard lectures : supporting the development of critical thinking in cognitive psychology courses / Jordan P. Lippman ... [et al.] -- Why we believe : fostering critical thought and scientific literacy in research methods / Bernard C. Beins -- Teaching critical thinking about difficult topics / Paul C. Smith and Kris Vasquez -- Thinking critical beyond the classroom -- Thinking critically about careers in psychology / Deborah S. Briihl ... [et al.] -- Critical briefings : short reports on critical thinking -- Best and worst : learning to think like a psychologist / Dana Gross -- Personal mission statements as tools for developing writing and reflection skills / Lawrence Benjamin Lewis and Elizabeth Yost Hammer -- A module-based research project : modeling critical thinking in psychology / Nina Lamson and Katherine Kipp -- Effectively using literature circles in the psychology classroom / Rebecca Wenrich Wheeler -- Introducing controversial issues in psychology through debate and reflection / Sherri B. Lantinga -- The critical thinking lab : developing student skills through practical application / Todd J. Wilkinson, Bryan J. Dik, and Andrew P. Tix -- Encouraging students to think critically about psychotherapy : overcoming naïve realism / Scott O. Lilienfeld, Jeffrey M. Lohr, and Bunmi O. Olatunji -- Effectiveness of a web-based critical thinking module / Beth Dietz-Uhler -- An introductory exercise for promoting critical thinking about psychological measurement / Jeffrey D. Holmes.
Summary "Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology features current scholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills at all levels of psychology : offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching critical thinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, service learning, and the use of case studies - provides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to foster critical thinking within a diverse student audience - places specific emphasis on how to both teach and assess critical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of wider program assessment - discusses ways to use critical thinking in courses ranging from introductory level to upper-level, including statistics and research methods courses, cognitive psychology, and capstone offerings."--Publisher's website. .
Other author Dunn, Dana.
Halonen, Jane S.
Smith, Randolph A., 1951-
Subject Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Psychology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
ISBN 9781405174039 (hbk.)
140517403X (hbk.)
9781405174022 (paperback)
1405174021 (paperback)