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Critical Thinking for Sports Students
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CRITICAL THINKING FOR SPORTS STUDENTS

PAPERBACK BY RYALL, EMILY

£20.99

ISBN
9781844454570
IMPRINT
LEARNING MATTERS LTD
 
 
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PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
144 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
26 APR 2010

DESCRIPTION

A really useful textbook to help undergraduate students construct arguments in their writing, and raise their writing abilities to a higher level. The book also provides useful examples that relates to sports students. - Hassan Khalil, Hertfordshire University A fantastic text and one we use regularly with undergraduate and postgraduates. - Abbe Brady, Gloucestershire University The capacity to think critically is essential for success in sport courses in higher education. This book provides all those involved in the study of sport with the tools to assess, construct and present arguments and to analyse and evaluate material. The emphasis is on the application of critical thinking - in the form of written arguments, discussion and negotiation. Throughout, the text and examples are presented within the context of sport, helping students to more easily apply their learning to their subject area.

CONTENTS

Critical thinking and the study of sportWhat is an Argument?Evaluating an Argument's Structure: Deductive ArgumentsEvaluating an Argument's Content: Truth, Evidence and CredibilityAssumptions, Generalisations and HypothesesEvaluating Arguments: FallaciesEvaluating Arguments: Examples