Chapter 25. The Critical Thinking Lab: Developing Student Skills Through Practical Application

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair4,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader5 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President6
  1. Todd J. Wilkinson1,
  2. Bryan J. Dik2 and
  3. Andrew P. Tix3

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch25

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Wilkinson, T. J., Dik, B. J. and Tix, A. P. (2008) The Critical Thinking Lab: Developing Student Skills Through Practical Application, in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices (eds D. S. Dunn, J. S. Halonen and R. A. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 5

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 6

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota, USA

  2. 2

    Colorado State University, USA

  3. 3

    Normandale Community College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174022

Online ISBN: 9781444305173

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Keywords:

  • Report 6: the critical thinking lab - developing student skills through practical application;
  • development of critical thinking skills;
  • CT - valued outcome of undergraduate learning;
  • Critical Thinking Lab - adapted from Fink;
  • finding a brief article in news media - that presents a specific claim about human behavior or health

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evaluations and Conclusions

  • References