ISBN-10:
0130400254
ISBN-13:
9780130400253
Pub. Date:
07/19/1999
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Critical Thinking : A Casebook / Edition 1

Critical Thinking : A Casebook / Edition 1

by Madeleine Picciotto

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Critical Thinking : A Casebook / Edition 1

This book uses 15 true-to-life college cases set on a fictional college campus with well defined characters to depict the goings-on during a single semester and simulate a variety of critical thinking issues based on campus life. The author creates a lively, contemporary, engaging text that is educational and thought-provoking for students to read. Students learn to present their views clearly, coherently and convincingly through oral and written exercises. Basic critical thinking concepts are linked to an extended "reader friendly" example providing an accessible context for learning abstract concepts. Race, Disability, Rape, Fraternity Hazing, Academic Dishonesty, Sexual Orientation, Unplanned Pregnancy and Financial Aid Issue. For guidance counselors, psychologists, and parents with children going to college.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130400253
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 07/19/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Note to Readers v
Introduction---Thinking Critically 1(14)
Welcome to Cromwell College 15(1)
Map of the Campus
16(3)
Cases
Getting to Know You: Disability and Discriminatory Harassment
19(5)
Flag Day: Race, Rights, and Roommates
24(13)
Cult Following: Religious Freedom on Campus
37(10)
BOZ Will Be BOZ: Acquaintance Rape and Responsibility
47(24)
Down in the Dumps: Fraternity Initiation or Hazing?
71(6)
Paper Chase: Freedom of the Press and Unpopular Views
77(9)
On Your Honor: Academic Dishonesty and Its Consequences
86(19)
Unite and Fight: College Employees and Student Support
105(11)
Core Wars: Conflicting Views of General Education
116(7)
It's a Riot: Same-Sex Relationships and Public Opinion
123(8)
Speak Up: Controversial Speakers and College Policies
131(12)
With Child: Dealing With Unplanned Pregnancy
143(8)
Technical Difficulties: Financial Aid and Computer Fraud
151(10)
Lights Out: Living and Learning Off Campus
161(8)
Saturday Night Fever: Faculty-Student Romance
169(12)
Mini-Cases
The Letter: Race and Faculty Hiring
181(2)
Believe It or Not: Religion in the Classroom
183(2)
Beg, Borrow, or Steal: Theft, Trust, and Friendship
185(2)
Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Keeping Bad Company
187(2)
Something in the Air: Conflicting Claims and Culpability
189(2)
Food Fight: Eating Disorders and Intervention
191(2)
On and Off: Inequities in Campus Communications
193(2)
Doorway Dilemma: Campus Security vs. Accessibility
195(2)
Appendix---Cromwell College Regulations and Responsibilities 197

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