Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology
features current scholarship on effectively teaching critical thinking skills at all levels of psychology.
- offers novel, nontraditional approaches to teaching critical thinking, including strategies, tactics, diversity issues, service learning, and the use of case studies
- provides new course delivery formats by which faculty can create online course materials to foster critical thinking within a diverse student audience
- places specific emphasis on how to both teach and assess critical thinking in the classroom, as well as issues of wider program assessment
- discusses ways to use critical thinking in courses ranging from introductory level to upper-level, including statistics and research methods courses, cognitive psychology, and capstone offerings