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Critical Thinking Skills (PDF eBook)

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CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS (PDF EBOOK)

EBOOK by Cottrell, Stella
ISBN
9781137550521
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
EDITION
3RD ED. 2017
PUBLISHER
MACMILLAN INTERNATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
296 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
2 OCT 2017

DESCRIPTION

The new edition of this leading guide helps students to develop reflective thinking skills, improve their critical analysis and construct arguments more effectively. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations along with plenty of examples and activities develop understanding at each stage. Includes a brand new chapter on employability.

CONTENTS

Introduction.- Glossary.- Acknowledgements.- What is Critical Thinking?.- How Well Do You Think? Develop Your Thinking Skills.- What's Their Point? Identifying Arguments.- Is it an Argument? Argument and Non-Argument.- How Well Do They Say It? Clarity, Consistency and Structure.- Reading Between the Lines: Recognising Underlying Assumptions and Implicit Arguments.- Does it Add Up? Identifying Flaws in the Argument.- Where's the Proof? Finding and Evaluating Sources of Evidence.- Critical Reading and Note-Making: Critical Selection, Interpretation and Noting of Source Material.- Critical, Analytical Writing: Critical Thinking When Writing.- Where's the Analysis? Evaluating Critical Writing.- Critical Reflection.- Critical Thinking for Your Future Career and Employability.- Texts for Activities.