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Critical Thinking Skills for Education Students 2ed

by Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds, Brenda Judge, Elaine McCreery and Patrick Jones Learning Matters
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This book will help education students develop their understanding of critical analysis. It outlines the skills needed to examine and challenge data and encourages an appreciation of how this way of thinking can enrich the personal and professional development of students. It gives clear definitions of key terms and examples of how to analyse data. The book outlines how Action Learning Sets can contribute to analytical skills and helps students develop the self-evaluation skills to recognise personal values and perceptions.

This Second Edition has been updated and extended to include chapters covering reflection and the critical selection of information sources.

AUDIENCE: All students on education courses: education studies, education with or without QTS, early years education, PGCE students, students on foundation degrees in education.

Critical Thinking: Why Is It Important And What Is It Anyway?
Developing A Critical Mindset: Deconstructing Argument
Information (Digital) Literacy
Analysing Data And Interpreting Findings
Developing Your Critical Thinking Skills: Reading Critically
Developing Critical Thinking Through Writing
Analysing Your Own Writing
Assessing Criticality
A Critical Thinking Community
Critical Thinking In The Professional Context

Brenda Judge Manchester Metropolitan University

Elaine McCreery Manchester Metropolitan University