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Library Article Resources
Public Library of Critical Thinking Resources
Definitions, tools, and papers from the Critical Thinking Community, including examples from multiple disciplines, ways of constructing assignments, and more.
Unlocking the Mystery of Critical Thinking
Summary article by expert Linda Nilson on various approaches to critical thinking, with a useful list of references.
Critical Thinking Framework For Any Discipline
"This paper identifies a 5-step framework that can be implemented in virtually any teaching or training setting to effectively move learners toward critical thinking. This interdisciplinary model, which is built upon existing theory and best practices in cognitive development, effective learning
environments, and outcomes-based assessment, provides teachers with a useful framework."
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