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by Bill Peirce, Coordinator of Reasoning Across the Curriculum

If you like to read articles on the craft of teaching and about teaching critical thinking, here are a few professional development sites that will keep you busy.

The Maryland Community College Consortium for Teaching Reasoning
http://academic.pg.cc.md.us/~wpeirce/MCCCTR/
The site contains much of interest to faculty teaching disciplinary thinking in their courses: articles, workshop handouts, lists of books on teaching thinking (including publishers' URLs and telephone numbers), links to other Web sites on teaching thinking, a list of URLs for students writing persuasive arguments, and more.

IDEA Center, Kansas State University
http://www.idea.ksu.edu/products/Papers.html

Critical Thinking On The Web
http://www.philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/reason/critical
A rich list of resources on critical thinking by Tim van Gelder of the University of Melbourne.

Critical Thinking Resources from ERIC
http://www.indiana.edu/~eric_rec/bks/ct.html

Communication Across the Curriculum at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
http://www.siu.edu/departments/cac/

"Integrating Written, Spoken, Visual, and Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum."
Clearinghouse for Resources on Academic Writing at Colorado State
http://aw.colostate.edu/resource_list.htm
Lists of resources for communication across the curriculum, including web links, bibliographies, articles, and programs at other colleges and universities.

 

The Instructional Area Newsletter, Volume 17, No. 3

Spring 2002