Reading Critically at University

Reading Critically at University

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Have you ever been asked to critique an article, book, or past project and wondered what exactly was meant by `critique'?
This book provides 13 different ways of undertaking a critique. It will help you to confidently use these critique methods to develop your own methods. Each chapter contains sample passages, example critiques and explanations of underlying theory to help you to consolidate your understanding and skills.
Reading Critically at University will support undergraduate and postgraduate students across the social sciences, as they master different critique methods. It will also be an excellent resource for all undergraduate study skills modules.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 10.16mm | 310g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 1412901855
  • 9781412901857
  • 1,135,594

Table of contents

Using Argument to Critique
Using System Thinking to Critique
Using Pictures to Critique
Using Technical, Organizational and Personal Perspectives to Critique
Using Concern Solving to Critique
Using Observation and Explanation to Critique
Using Metaphors to Critique
Using Contradictions to Critique
Using an Evolutionary Stance to Critique
Using Irony, Paradox and Humour to Critique
Using Reflective Thinking to Critique
Using Questions to Critique
Using Multiple Stances to Critique
Writing-Up Your Critique
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About Mike Metcalfe

Mike Metcalfe is Associate Research Professor at the University of South Australia
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