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Critical thinking and systems thinking: towards a critical literacy for systems thinking in practice

Reynolds, Martin (2011). Critical thinking and systems thinking: towards a critical literacy for systems thinking in practice. In: Horvath , Christopher P. and Forte, James M. eds. Critical Thinking. New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 37–68.

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Abstract

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In reflective problem solving and thoughtful decision making using critical thinking one considers evidence, the context of judgment, the relevant criteria for making the judgment well, the applicable methods or techniques for forming the judgment, and the applicable theoretical constructs for understanding the problem and the question at hand. In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of critical thinking. Topics discussed include developing critical thinking through probability models; the promotion of critical thinking skills through argument mapping; an instructional model for teacher training in critical thinking; advanced academic literacy and critical thinking and critical thinking and higher education.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 Nova Science Publishers
ISBN: 1-61324-419-3, 978-1-61324-419-7
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 30464
Depositing User: Martin Reynolds
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2012 14:08
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2014 04:23
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30464
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