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Getting Critical
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GETTING CRITICAL

PAPERBACK BY WILLIAMS, KATE

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ISBN
9781137402516
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
2ND ED. 2014
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
128 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
30 JUN 2014

DESCRIPTION

This guide shows how a 'critical' approach is fundamental to all aspects of study from start to finish. It gives practical advice and models for critical thinking and writing, and real examples from students' work. The layout is varied and accessible, with engaging illustrations and an informal, direct style.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- PART I: GETTING A CRITICAL MINDSET.- 1. Getting Strategic.- 2. The Language of Assessment .- 3. The Stairway to Critical Thinking.- PART II: GETTING CRITICAL IN RESEARCH AND READING.- 4. A Critical Approach to Reading Lists.- 5. A Critical Search Online.- 6. But is it any good? Evaluating Your Sources.- 7. To Read or Not to Read A Critical Decision.- 8. A Strategic Approach to Reading.- 9. A Critical Record of Reading.- PART III: GETTING CRITICAL IN WRITING.- 10. Answer the Question!.- 11. Writing Paragraphs A Critical Skill.- 12. Writing for a Critical Reader.- PART IV: CRITICAL STEPS.- 13. Using Frameworks for Critical Analysis .- 14. Stepping up the Stairway to Critical Thinking.- 15. Becoming a Critical Writer.- References.- Useful Sources.- Index .