Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument (Palgrave Study Skills)

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Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument (Palgrave Study Skills)

Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and Argument (Palgrave Study Skills)

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I have just finished working through this book and now feel much more prepared for university study, and aware of what will be expected of me. With clear explanations, relevant examples and plenty of exercises throughout, this book helps students to develop their analytical reasoning skills and apply them to a range of tasks including reading, note-making and writing. Stella Cottrell’s student-centred approach demystifies critical thinking and breaks down a complex subject into manageable chunks. This assignment will also assess the application of critical thinking to different situations as well as assessment instruments that can be used to measure critical thinking. Once purchased, you can view your eBook through the Kortext app, available to download for Windows, Android and iOS devices.

Stella was formerly Director of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at the University of East London. Once you have downloaded the app, your eBook will be available on your Kortext digital bookshelf and can even be downloaded to view offline anytime, anywhere, helping you learn without limits. Critical thinking no doubt has become an integral part of education, the world of work, and even our regular life. Beginning with the basics and building towards structured evaluations of longer texts, this book offers invaluable guidance to both students and general readers.

Recommending Critical Thinking Skills will help your students develop this important set of skills and improve their grades. In this rapidly changing information age learners to a great extent need CTS for their academics, professional career, and life itself. The second edition of this leading guide helps students to develop reflective thinking skills, improve their critical analysis and construct arguments more effectively.The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. If you have absolutely no critical skills whatsoever then this book might well be worth it, although they will teach you these skills in high school english class over and over again without you even noticing. This article will also talk about the critical aspects of this form of thinking as well as some critical questions that can be asked to further develop thinking.

There are 'test yourself' at the end of each section/chapter which are great for you to get an overall sense of how well you understood each particular topic. Filled with helpful activities and tried-and-tested tools, this bestselling book shows readers how to construct effective arguments, improve critical analysis, and hone reflective thinking skills. Now in two-colour, this edition has been fully revised and contains a brand new chapter on 'Critical Reflection' along with additional material on essays and referencing.

Written by Stella Cottrell, leader in the field with over one million book sales to date, this text breaks down a complex subject into easily understood blocks, providing easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations and practice activities to develop understanding and practise your skills at each stage. There are checklists in this book to evaluate your own essays, such checking for internal consistency, logic rules, lines of reasoning, a clear thesis statement etc. We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate. Finally, it triggered me to explore the subject of critical thinking more broadly, by referring to similar books. Finding and evaluating sources of evidence -- Critical reading and note-making: critical selection, interpretation and noting of source material -- Critical, analytical writing: critical thinking when writing -- Where's the analysis?

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