Thinking Skills
Author : John Butterworth,Geoff Thwaites
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release :2013-04-18
Total pages :351
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781107606302
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Thinking Skills, second edition, is the only endorsed book offering complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS and A Level syllabus.

Critical Thinking Skills
Author : Stella Cottrell
Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
Release :2017-01-01
Total pages :309
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781137550521
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"Stella Cottrell's student-centred approach demystifies critical thinking and breaks down a complex subject into manageable chunks. 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. This text will turn even the most hesitant student into a proficient critical thinker. This is an ideal companion for students of study skills, humanities, social sciences, business and arts programmes, where assessment includes essay and report writing. It is suitable for students of all levels"--Provided by publisher.

Leader Thinking Skills
Author : Michael D. Mumford,Cory A. Higgs
Publisher : Routledge
Release :2019-07-25
Total pages :390
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781351979481
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This book examines the various thinking skills that leaders may need to find success in contemporary organizations and institutions, covering a wide array of skills that are held to be important by key leadership scholars. Bridging theory and practice, chapters summarize major findings with respect to a particular ability, knowledge, or skill, providing theoretical frameworks for understanding how these contribute to leader emergence and performance, and considering implications for leader selection, assessment, and development. The text appraises the existing research on the critical cognitive capabilities that underlie leader problem-solving and implications for the assessment and development of leadership potential in real-world settings. The role of creative thinking skills on leader performance is also addressed, bearing on the importance of processes such as problem definition and idea generation, but also using constraints to potentially stimulate creative thought. With contributions from some of the most eminent scholars working in the field of leadership, this book will be in invaluable resource to academics, researchers, graduate students, and professionals interested in leadership and leader skills, I/O psychology, and business management.

Advanced Critical Thinking Skills
Author : Roy Van Den Brink-Budgen
Publisher : How To Books
Release :2011-06-01
Total pages :160
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781848034129
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This book takes the skills introduced in Roy van den Brink-Budgen's bestselling book Critical Thinking for Students and extends and builds on them. As a result, it will be especially useful for students on advanced level courses, whether in schools, colleges, or universities. It shows how complex arguments can be built up, analysed, and evaluated. It also shows how the use of various types of claim can be approached in argument, by stressing the need to ask a series of questions about their possible significance. The frequent role of explanation in the drawing of inference is also detailed. In addition, it applies Critical Thinking skills to decision-making, showing how these skills can clarify the choices available, their possible consequences, and the criteria needed to make decisions. In short, this book shows how to become an even more active and effective Critical Thinker.

Thinking Skills K and Up
Author : Kumon
Publisher : Tswk
Release :2018-07
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0998921998
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Teaching Thinking Skills
Author : Stephen Johnson,Harvey Siegel
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release :2010-03-18
Total pages :144
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781441187086
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Teaching Thinking Skills by Steve Johnson was initially published by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain in 2000. In this new edition, Johnson has updated his argument, Harvey Siegel has contributed a counter-argument and Christopher Winch has provided a foreword and afterword drawing the debates together. The issues debated in this new edition of Teaching Thinking Skills include: Do thinking skills exist? What are the aims of education? Can thinking skill be taught? Are thinking skills transferable? Teaching Thinking Skills raises issues not only for those concerned with thinking skills per se but more broadly for those concerned with the role of thinking in professional and vocational activities and with the extent to which abilities are broad or narrow, transferable or non-transferable.

Building Thinking Skills
Author : Howard Black,Sandra Black
Publisher : Critical Thinking Company
Release :1985
Total pages :327
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0894553011
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Provides an ... effective tool for implementing analysis skills ... necessary for success in all academic disciplines.

How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core
Author : James A. Bellanca,Robin J. Fogarty
Publisher : Solution Tree Press
Release :2012-06-22
Total pages :128
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781936764099
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Packed with examples and tools, this practical guide prepares teachers across all grade levels and content areas to teach the most critical cognitive skills from the Common Core State Standards. Discover a doable three-phase model of explicit teaching, guided practice in content-based lessons, and authentic application in standards-based performance tasks that will strengthen students’ ability to learn across the curriculum.

Critical Thinking Skills for Education Students
Author : Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds,Brenda Judge,Elaine McCreery,Patrick Jones
Publisher : Learning Matters
Release :2013-06-17
Total pages :128
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781446293683
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Revised and extended to cover critical reflection and evaluation of information resources, this new edition of Critical Thinking Skills for Education Students is a practical and user-friendly text to help education students develop their understanding of critical analysis. It outlines the skills needed to examine and challenge data and encourages students to adopt this way of thinking to enrich their personal and professional development. The text helps students to develop their self-evaluation skills in order to recognise personal values and perceptions. Critical analysis, modeling, case studies, worked examples and reflective tasks are used to engage the reader with the text - building both skills and confidence. This book is part of the Study Skills in Education Series. This series addresses key study skills in the context of education courses, helping students identify their weaknesses, increase their confidence and realise their academic potential. Titles in this series are suitable for students on: any course of Initial Teacher Training leading to QTS; a degree in Education or Education Studies; a degree in Early Years or Early Childhood Education; a foundation degree in any education related subject discipline. Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds is Pro Vice Chancellor (Education) at Kingston University. Brenda Judge is a Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Elaine McCreery is Head of Primary, Early Years and Education Studies programmes at Manchester Metropolitan University. Patrick Jones, now retired, was Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Teaching Thinking Skills
Author : Barry K. Beyer
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release :1991
Total pages :267
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015028417981
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