Critical Thinking Skills

Critical Thinking Skills : Developing Effective Analysis and Argument

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"Critical Thinking Skills" has taken the seemingly baffling art of analysis and broken it down into easy to understand blocks, with clear explanations, good examples, and plenty of activities to develop understanding at each stage. This easy to follow, step-by step guide to developing reasoning skills even applies the techniques to tasks such as reading, note-taking, and writing.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 16mm | 521.63g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 1403996857
  • 9781403996855
  • 31,019

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"I think this book is strong: clear, concise and relevant." --Liesl Schwabe, Yeshiva College, New York"I liked this book - it is fun and new!" --Julie Engstrom, Brigham Young University-Idaho

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About Stella Cottrell

STELLA COTTRELL is Director for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds, UK. She is author of the best-selling The Study Skills Handbook, as well as The Exam Skills Handbook, Critical Thinking Skills and Skills for Success, a key text on personal development planning.

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Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Glossary What is Critical Thinking? How Well Do You Think? What's Their Point? Is it an Argument? How Well Do They Say It? Reading Between the Lines Does it Add Up? Where's the Proof? Critical Reading and Note-making Critical, Analytical Writing Where's the Analysis? Texts Bibliography Index

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