The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking

The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking

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ISBN-13: 9781317752295
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/22/2015
Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 488
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Rupert Wegerif is a Professor of Education at the University of Exeter, UK.

Li Li is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter. UK.

James C. Kaufman is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Rupert Wegerif, Li Li, James C. Kaufman.

Section 1: Theory, history and context of teaching thinking

    1. Teaching for Thinking: Ethical Reasoning. Robert J. Sternberg
    2. A Recent History of Teaching Thinking. Steve Higgins
    3. Teaching Thinking: An Ideological Perspective. Yoram Harpaz
    4. A Confucian perspective on teaching thinking in China. Li Li.
    5. There’s more to thinking than the intellect. Douglas P. Newton.
    6. Section 2: Approaches to teaching thinking

    7. Tools for Inquiry: the role of thinking skills approaches in developing pedagogy as theory. Vivienne Baumfield.
    8. How to improve thinking. P.N. Johnson-Laird
    9. Thinking-Based Classroom Teaching Theory and Practice in China. Weiping Wei.
    10. Philosophy for Children: Short and long term effects. K., J., Topping and S. Trickey.
    11. Teaching for Successful Intellectual Styles. Li-fang Zhang.
    12. The Prospects of Cognitive (Brain) Training as an Aid for Teaching Thinking. Oshin Vartanian and Erin L. Beatty.
    13. Using an Informed Understanding of Styles to Enhance Learning and Teaching in 21st century Learning Environments. Carol Evans and Michael Waring.
    14. Section 3: Creativity and creative thinking

    15. Possibility Thinking: from what is to what might be. Anna Craft
    16. Promoting Creativity in Chinese Classrooms: An Examination Based on Educational Policies. Zhaocun Li, and Amber Lauren Johnston.
    17. What we want impacts how we create: Creativity, motivation, and goals. James C. Kaufman, Roni Reiter-Palmon and Ryan Royston.
    18. Integrating Knowledge Management into the Instruction of Creativity in a Blended Learning Environment. Yu-chu Yeh.
    19. Teaching Creative Thinking in K12 Schools: Lingering Challenges & New Opportunities. Ronald A. Beghetto.
    20. Thinking Creatively Across the Lifespan. Anna Hui.
    21. Section 4: Critical thinking and metacognition

    22. Metacognition and teaching higher order thinking (HOT) in science education: Students' learning, teachers' knowledge and instructional practices. Anat Zohar and Sarit Barzilai.
    23. Knowledge, disciplinarity and the teaching of critical thinking. Tim Moore.
    24. Metacognitive Learning Environments: An approach to metacognition research. Shirley Larkin.
    25. An Overview of Metacognitive Awareness and L2 Reading Strategies. Pingyu Liu and Li Li.
    26. Thinking about metacognition improves thinking. Marcel V.J. Veenman.
    27. Section 5: The assessment of thinking

    28. Do They Really Work? Evidence For The Efficacy Of Thinking Skills Approaches In Affecting Learning Outcomes: The Need For A Broader Perspective. Robert Burden.
    29. Assessing Critical Thinking in Our Students. Heather A. Butler.
    30. Assessing Creative Thinking: Practical Applications. Haiying Long and Jonathan A. Plucker.
    31. Assessment for creative teaching and learning in disciplined improvisation. Vivian M. Y. Cheng.
    32. A Model for the Assessment of Rational Thought and its Potential Operationalization. Richard F. West Keith E. Stanovich
    33. Section 6: Teaching thinking in STEM subjects

    34. STEM Education and Problem-Based Learning Areej M. Adel El Sayary, Sufian A. Forawi, and Nasser Mansour
    35. The Teaching and Learning of Probabilistic Thinking: Heuristic, Informal and Fallacious Reasoning. Egan J Chernoff and Bharath Sriraman.
    36. Cognitive Acceleration through Science Education: The CASE for thinking through Science. Mary Oliver and Grady Venville.
    37. Epistemic practices and thinking in science: fostering teachers' development in scientific argumentation. Sibel Erduran and Merce Garcia-Mila.
    38. Teaching Engineers to Think Creatively: Barriers and Challenges in STEM Disciplines. David H Cropley.
    39. Teaching Mathematics Creatively. Ai-Girl Tan
    40. Section 7: Teaching thinking through collaboration and new technology

    41. Technology and teaching thinking: why a dialogic approach is needed for the 21st Century. Rupert Wegerif.
    42. Catalyzing Collaborative Learning and Collective Action for Positive Social Change through Systems Science Education. Michael Hogan, Owen Harney and Benjamin Broome
    43. Becoming a questioner in a philosophy class. Baruch B. Schwarz and Ben Zion Slakmon
    44. Thinking, Interthinking, and Technological Tools. Simon Knight and Karen Littleton.

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