Written by internationally renowned author Stella Cottrell, this is an essential resource for students looking to refine their thinking, reading and writing skills. Stella Cottrell’s student-centred approach demystifies...Show More
Written by internationally renowned author Stella Cottrell, this is an essential resource for students looking to refine their thinking, reading and writing skills. 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.Show Less
- Authentic examples of students´ work throughout
- Lots of opportunities for students to practise new skills as they go along, and a detailed answer key which explains the reasons behind the answers
- Companion website features yet more exercises for students alongside ready to use PowerPoints and lecture notes for lecturers
- Written by leading study skills author, Stella Cottrell, who has sold over one million books to date
- Brand new chapter on critical thinking and employability
- Includes a wider range of examples to highlight the variety of contexts in which critical thinking can be used
- Coverage of both academic and professional forms of critical writing
What is Critical Thinking?
How Well Do You Think? Develop Your Thinking Skills
What's Their Point? Identifying Arguments
Is it an Argument? Argument and Non-Argument
How Well Do They Say It? Clarity, Consistency and Structure
Reading Between the Lines: Recognising Underlying Assumptions and Implicit Arguments
Does it Add Up? Identifying Flaws in the Argument
Where's the Proof? 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? Evaluating Critical Writing
Critical Thinking for Your Future Career and Employability
Texts for Activities.
Access the materials here: https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/Cottrell-Critical-Thinking-Skills-3e/