The ability to apply critical reasoning, evaluate information from different sources and analyse the logic behind arguments are crucial skills in academic life. For students preparing for university, a focus on developing strong critical thinking skills is now seen as essential as a solid foundation for academic success.
In the workplace, critical thinking skills form an important part of decision making, problem solving and being able to qualifty our own judgements in a professional setting.
Article: Developing Critical Thinking Skills
In this article, Dr Sara Hannam discusses the importance of developing critical thinking skills and how we can teach these skills to university level students in the EAP (English for Academic Purposes) classroom.
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