Developing Critical Thinkers : Challenging Adults to Explore Alternative Ways of Thinking and Acting / Edition 1

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Overview

This award winning book offers a practical, straightforward guide to helping adults develop their critical thinking skills in four key arenas of adult life.

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"Developing Critical Thinkers is a book practitioners and others interested in applying critical thinking principles will find extremely useful. The writing is clear, the examples are many, and the ideas are well grounded in theory and research."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555423568
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/28/1987
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 222,760
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

STEPHEN D. BROOKFIELD is Distinguished Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He has written widely on the topics of adult education, critical thinking, and teaching and has received numerous awards for his books, including the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education and the Imogene E. Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education.

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Table of Contents

Understanding Critical Thinking in Adult Life.

Practical Approaches for Developing Critical Thinkers.

Helping Adults Learn to Think Critically in Different Arenas of Life.

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