Chapter 3. Have We Demystified Critical Thinking?

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair2,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader3 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President4
  1. Natalie Kerr Lawrence,
  2. Sherry L. Serdikoff,
  3. Tracy E. Zinn and
  4. Suzanne C. Baker

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch3

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Lawrence, N. K., Serdikoff, S. L., Zinn, T. E. and Baker, S. C. (2008) Have We Demystified Critical Thinking?, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. James Madison University, 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:

  • demystified critical thinking;
  • critical thinking scholarship being in a mystified state;
  • critical thinking framework;
  • propensity components;
  • metacognition;
  • foundation skills - cognitive level of students when developing critical thinking objectives;
  • instructors focusing on developing students' higher level skills;
  • Peer Review Form (PRF);
  • examining metacognitive miscalibration with respect to writing APA-style research reports

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Student and Faculty Views of Critical Thinking

  • Critical Thinking Framework

  • Conclusions

  • References