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Teaching Critical Thinking to Students

How to Design Courses That Include Applicable Learning Experiences, Outcomes, and Assessments

You will learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why typing CT to a specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.

Here is just some of what you will learn from this 60-minute seminar:

  • How to design a discipline-based course with a focus on critical thinking.
  • How to create measurable learning outcomes that will help you assess how well your students understand critical thinking.
  • How to measure your students' progress in achieving the outcomes you establish.
  • How to encourage critical thinking by your students with different learning experiences such as class discussions, debates, journaling, and more.
  • How to get students to understand the real-life value of critical thinking.
  • How to adapt a list of sample learning outcomes and assignments to meet the needs of your courses.