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Moving Students beyond Opinions to Critical Thinking

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/the-instructors-challenge-moving-students-beyond-opinions-to-critical-thinking/ “Critical thinking is defined as a reflective and reasonable thought process embodying depth, accuracy, and astute judgment to determine the merit of a decision, an object, or a theory (Alwehaibi, 2012). Creative thinking involves analysis, evaluation, and a synthesizing … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Participation Policy

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/an-intriguing-participation-policy/?utm_source=cheetah&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2013.10.02%20Faculty%20Focus%20Update “I was looking at participation policies in a collection of syllabi this week. I wouldn’t give most of them high marks—lots of vague descriptions that don’t functionally define participation and then prescribe instructor assessment at the end of course … Continue reading

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