Teaching critical thinking for transfer across domains. Dispositions, skills, structure training, and metacognitive monitoring.

@article{Halpern1998TeachingCT,
  title={Teaching critical thinking for transfer across domains. Dispositions, skills, structure training, and metacognitive monitoring.},
  author={Diane F. Halpern},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={
          449-55
        }
}
  • D. Halpern
  • Published 1 April 1998
  • Psychology
  • The American psychologist
Advances in technology and changes in necessary workplace skills have made the ability to think critically more important than ever before, yet there is ample evidence that many adults consistently engage in flawed thinking. Numerous studies have shown that critical thinking, defined as the deliberate use of skills and strategies that increase the probability of a desirable outcome, can be learned in ways that promote transfer to novel contexts. A 4-part empirically based model is proposed to… 

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