Spring 2009 Workshops on Critical Thinking
|Event Date/Time: Feb 27, 2009||End Date/Time: Mar 01, 2009|
|Registration Date: Feb 27, 2009|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 01, 2009|
The first workshop day will focus on taking ownership of the core concepts and tools that define critical thinking as an intellectual and personal set of understandings (with an advanced foundations session for returning participants). Days two and three will target strategies for bringing these core concepts into the logic of subjects, disciplines and domains of human thought.
All participants will attend a foundational workshop on the first day, followed by the workshop strand of their choice on the second and third days.
Day One (choose one):
* Introduction to Critical Thinking
* Advanced Ownership Session:
Foundations of Critical Thinking â€“ Going Deeper (for returning registrants)
Days Two and Three (choose one):
* Fostering Intellectual Engagement
* Teaching Through Socratic Questioning
and Teaching Students to Ask Essential Questions
* Testing and Assessment:
How Can We Best Test and Assess Critical Thinking?
* Teaching Critical Thinking in the Social Disciplines