The Resource Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting, Stephen D. Brookfield

Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting, Stephen D. Brookfield

Label
Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting
Title
Developing critical thinkers
Title remainder
challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting
Statement of responsibility
Stephen D. Brookfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This award-winning book offers a practical, straightforward guide to helping adults develop their critical thinking skills in four key arenas of adult life: in their personal relationships, in their workplaces, in their political involvements, and in their responses to the media
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brookfield, Stephen
Index
index present
LC call number
BF441
LC item number
.B79 1987
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
BF441.B79
NAL item number
1988
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Critical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Psychology, Applied
  • Pensée critique
  • Pensée critique
  • Psychologie appliquée
  • Critical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Psychology, Applied
  • Kritisch denken
  • Cognitieve processen
  • Volwassenen
  • Onderwijs
  • Vaardigheden
  • Psicologia aplicada
  • Pensamento crítico (estudo e ensino)
Label
Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting, Stephen D. Brookfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A joint publication in The Jossey-Bass higher education series and The Jossey-Bass management series"--Ser. p
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-280
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Understanding critical thinking in adult life. 1. What it means to think critically --- 2. Recognizing critical thinking --- 3. Learning to think critically in adult life --- 4. How critical thinking sustains a healthy democracy ---- Part II. Practical approaches for developing critical thinkers. 1. Effective strategies for facilitating critical thinking --- 2. Helping others examine the assumptions underlying their thoughts and actions --- 3. Techniques for developing alternative ways of thinking ---- Part III. Helping adults to think critically in different arenas of life. 1. Using the workplace as a resource for thinking and learning --- 2. Analyzing political issues and commitments --- 3. Developing critical judgments about television reporting; encouraging active learning through personal relationships --- 4. Being a skilled facilitator of critical thinking ---- Epilogue: the risks and rewards to helping others learn to think critically
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 293 pages
Isbn
9781555420550
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87045411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
002169360
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16005601
  • (OCoLC)ocm16005601
Label
Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting, Stephen D. Brookfield
Publication
Note
  • "A joint publication in The Jossey-Bass higher education series and The Jossey-Bass management series"--Ser. p
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-280
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Understanding critical thinking in adult life. 1. What it means to think critically --- 2. Recognizing critical thinking --- 3. Learning to think critically in adult life --- 4. How critical thinking sustains a healthy democracy ---- Part II. Practical approaches for developing critical thinkers. 1. Effective strategies for facilitating critical thinking --- 2. Helping others examine the assumptions underlying their thoughts and actions --- 3. Techniques for developing alternative ways of thinking ---- Part III. Helping adults to think critically in different arenas of life. 1. Using the workplace as a resource for thinking and learning --- 2. Analyzing political issues and commitments --- 3. Developing critical judgments about television reporting; encouraging active learning through personal relationships --- 4. Being a skilled facilitator of critical thinking ---- Epilogue: the risks and rewards to helping others learn to think critically
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 293 pages
Isbn
9781555420550
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
87045411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
002169360
System control number
  • (OCoLC)16005601
  • (OCoLC)ocm16005601

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