Overcoming Barriers To Teaching Critical Thinking

  title={Overcoming Barriers To Teaching Critical Thinking},
  author={Robert H. Ennis},
Critical thinking (CT) has long been a goal of modern education, and its importance has been reiterated in a wide range of documents. Despite the consensus of scholars and educators on the significance of nurturing students to become critical thinkers, teaching for CT has not been a simple task because there are competing definitions and practices and many barriers to its implementation [1], [2], [3]. In this article, some definitions and components of CT are reviewed. Then, barriers to the… CONTINUE READING

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