Integrating Critical Thinking Skills in Higher Education

@inproceedings{Bazhouni2018IntegratingCT,
  title={Integrating Critical Thinking Skills in Higher Education},
  author={Maya Bazhouni},
  year={2018}
}
Critical thinking is an essential topic in the education system. Additionally, it has evolved into a buzzword in many schools and educational institutions. Over the years, researchers have attempted to define what critical thinking is all about and its significance in the education sector. Available research evidence shows that critical thinking goes beyond the memorizing of information. Instead, it requires students to carefully analyze and evaluate information and weigh the implications of… Expand

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