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Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology [electronic resource] : A Handbook of Best Practices

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405174022Publication details: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781444305180
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology : A Handbook of Best PracticesDDC classification:
  • 150.71 150.711
LOC classification:
  • BF441 .T35 2008
Online resources:
Contents:
Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Engaging Minds: Introducing Best Practices in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Part I The Case for Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Chapter 2: Critical Thinking: Needed Now More Than Ever; Chapter 3: Have We Demystified Critical Thinking?; Chapter 4: Are They Ready Yet? Developmental Issues in Teaching Thinking; Chapter 5: Simple Strategies for Teaching Your Students to Think Critically; Part II Assessing Critical Thinking
Chapter 13: Teaching Critical Thinking in Statistics and Research MethodsPart IV Integrating Critical Thinking Across the Psychology Curriculum; Chapter 14: Writing as Critical Thinking; Chapter 15: Using Service Learning to Promote Critical Thinking; Chapter 16: Beyond Standard Lectures: Supporting the Development of Critical Thinking in Cognitive Psychology Courses; Chapter 17: Why We Believe: Fostering Critical Thought and Scientific Literacy in Research Methods; Chapter 18: Teaching Critical Thinking About Difficult Topics; Part V Thinking Critical Beyond the Classroom
Chapter 19: Thinking Critically About Careers in PsychologyPart VI Critical Briefings: Short Reports on Critical Thinking; Report 1: Best and Worst: Learning to Think Like a Psychologist; Reprot 2: Personal Mission Statements as Tools for Developing Writing and Reflection Skills; Report 3: A Module-Based Research Project: Modeling Critical Thinking in Psychology; Report 4: Effectively Using Literature Circles in the Psychology Classroom; Report 5: Introducing Controversial Issues in Psychology Through Debate and Reflection
Chapter 6: Measure for Measure: The Challenge of Assessing Critical ThinkingChapter 7: Programmatic Assessment of Critical Thinking; Chapter 8: A Process Approach to Thinking Critically About Complex Concepts; Part III Critical Thinking in Critical Psychology Courses; Chapter 9: Integrating Critical Thinking with Course Content; Chapter 10: Critical Thinking on Contemporary Issues; Chapter 11: The Repertory Grid as a Heuristic Tool in Teaching; Chapter 12: Critical Thinking in Critical Courses: Principles and Applications
Report 6: The Critical Thinking Lab: Developing Student Skills Through Practical ApplicationReport 7: Encouraging Students to Think Critically About Psychotherapy: Overcoming Naïve Realism; Report 8: Effectiveness of a Web-Based Critical Thinking Module; Report 9: An Introductory Exercise for Promoting Critical Thinking About Psychological Measurement; Author Index; Subject Index
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 studiesProvides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to foster critical thinking within a diverse student audiencePlaces specific emphasis on how to both teach and assess critical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of
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Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Editors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Engaging Minds: Introducing Best Practices in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Part I The Case for Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology; Chapter 2: Critical Thinking: Needed Now More Than Ever; Chapter 3: Have We Demystified Critical Thinking?; Chapter 4: Are They Ready Yet? Developmental Issues in Teaching Thinking; Chapter 5: Simple Strategies for Teaching Your Students to Think Critically; Part II Assessing Critical Thinking

Chapter 13: Teaching Critical Thinking in Statistics and Research MethodsPart IV Integrating Critical Thinking Across the Psychology Curriculum; Chapter 14: Writing as Critical Thinking; Chapter 15: Using Service Learning to Promote Critical Thinking; Chapter 16: Beyond Standard Lectures: Supporting the Development of Critical Thinking in Cognitive Psychology Courses; Chapter 17: Why We Believe: Fostering Critical Thought and Scientific Literacy in Research Methods; Chapter 18: Teaching Critical Thinking About Difficult Topics; Part V Thinking Critical Beyond the Classroom

Chapter 19: Thinking Critically About Careers in PsychologyPart VI Critical Briefings: Short Reports on Critical Thinking; Report 1: Best and Worst: Learning to Think Like a Psychologist; Reprot 2: Personal Mission Statements as Tools for Developing Writing and Reflection Skills; Report 3: A Module-Based Research Project: Modeling Critical Thinking in Psychology; Report 4: Effectively Using Literature Circles in the Psychology Classroom; Report 5: Introducing Controversial Issues in Psychology Through Debate and Reflection

Chapter 6: Measure for Measure: The Challenge of Assessing Critical ThinkingChapter 7: Programmatic Assessment of Critical Thinking; Chapter 8: A Process Approach to Thinking Critically About Complex Concepts; Part III Critical Thinking in Critical Psychology Courses; Chapter 9: Integrating Critical Thinking with Course Content; Chapter 10: Critical Thinking on Contemporary Issues; Chapter 11: The Repertory Grid as a Heuristic Tool in Teaching; Chapter 12: Critical Thinking in Critical Courses: Principles and Applications

Report 6: The Critical Thinking Lab: Developing Student Skills Through Practical ApplicationReport 7: Encouraging Students to Think Critically About Psychotherapy: Overcoming Naïve Realism; Report 8: Effectiveness of a Web-Based Critical Thinking Module; Report 9: An Introductory Exercise for Promoting Critical Thinking About Psychological Measurement; Author Index; Subject Index

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 studiesProvides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to foster critical thinking within a diverse student audiencePlaces specific emphasis on how to both teach and assess critical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of