Raise the Issues: An Integrated Approach to Critical Thinking / Edition 1

Raise the Issues: An Integrated Approach to Critical Thinking / Edition 1

by Carol Numrich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801310148

ISBN-13: 9780801310140

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Raise the Issues helps advanced students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American Attitudes and values. It combines original broadcasts from NPR® with authentic articls from publications such as The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and the International Herald-Tribune to present

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Overview

Raise the Issues helps advanced students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American Attitudes and values. It combines original broadcasts from NPR® with authentic articls from publications such as The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and the International Herald-Tribune to present dffering viewpoints on contemporary topics. Each of the ten units provides stimulating content that integrates listening, reading, speaking, and writing. As students clarify, interpret, and evaluate ideas from the material, they improve their command of sophisticated vocabulary and complex structures.

The third edition features five new units on topical issues such as international adoptions, immigration, alternative energy, and the place of sports in higher education.

See also:

Face the Issues, Third Edition

Consider the Issues, Third Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801310140
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
Issues Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
8.07(w) x 10.05(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1 ENFORCING THE LAW

Commentator: Daniel Pinkwater from All Things Considered

2 BETTER DEAD THAN COED?

Commentator: katharine Ferguson from Morning Edition

3 THE GLOBAL CHILD

Commentator: Marcos McPeek Villatoro from Day to Day

4 BEYOND DARWINISM

Commentator: Lauren Weinstein from Morning Edition

5 SPORT FOR SPORT'S SAKE

Commentator: Frank Deford from Morning Edition

6 DRAWING THE LINE ON IMMIGRATION

Commentator: Jim Gilchrist from All Things Considered

7 THE RIGHT TO DIE VS. THE RIGHT TO LIFE

Commentator: Philip Gerard from All Things Considered

8 THE GLOBAL VILLAGE

Commentator: Andrew Lam from All Things Considered

9 FOR EVERY WINNER, THERE'S A LOSER

Commentator: Joe Loconte from All Things Considered

10 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

Commentator: Jeremy Rifkin from Morning Edition

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