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Making Your Mind Matter: Strategies for Increasing Practical Intelligence

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Oktober 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Making Your Mind Matter is a practical guide to effective thinking in college and in everyday life, following the WISE model (Wonder, Investigate, Speculate, Evaluate).

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 1 Understanding Thinking Chapter 2 Overcoming Obstacles Chapter 3 Resisting Manipulation Chapter 4 Solving Problems Chapter 5 Evaluating Opinions Chapter 6 Reasoning Logically Chapter 7 Analyzing Arguments

Portrait

Vincent Ryan Ruggiero is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the movement to make creative and critical thinking a central emphasis in education. The author of 19 books and over 75 articles, he is professor of humanities, emeritus, at SUNY-Delhi.

Pressestimmen

In an era where worksheets and standardized tests dominate our educational system, Ruggiero's book comes at a propitious time. His WISE approach is an especially valuable tool for problem-solving and decision-making. -- Tenena Soro, professor of linguistics at National-Louis University Ruggiero provides an interesting read for both faculty members, to remind us where we've been in our intellectual journeys, and students, to show them where we want them to go. This is an excellent addition for any class where developing critical thinking skills for students is a high priority. -- Lori Cox Han, associate professor of political science, Austin College Ruggiero gives us an up-to-the-minute guide to recognizing the characteristic fallacies of our time, then expertly and lucidly offers us the practical steps we can take to achieve genuine intellectual independence. Luminous examples will bring his excellent practical advice to mind exactly when you need it! -- Peter Wood, author of Diversity: The Invention of a Concept, and associate professor of anthropology at Boston University
EAN: 9780742514638
ISBN: 0742514633
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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