Teaching critical thinking in the arts and humanities

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Statementbook and series editor: Lucy Cromwell.
SeriesCritical thinking project
ContributionsCromwell, Lucy S.
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Pagination128p. ;
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL21338090M

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1: Teaching critical thinking in the arts and humanities. --ch. 2: Obstacles to the development of critical thinking and ways to overcome them. --ch. 3: Thinking in images. --ch. 4: Interdisciplinary humanities: sharing responsibility for students' development as critical thinkers.

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