WWW LINKS TO RESOURCES FOR TEACHING
REASONING AND CRITICAL THINKING

  Compiled by William Peirce
Prince George's Community College
(Updated January 2006)

Maryland Community College Consortium for Teaching Reasoning
http://academic.pg.cc.md.us/~wpeirce/MCCCTR

Teaching Thinking Network of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
http://www.usd.edu/thinking

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/
   Search the ERIC database for articles on teaching thinking in your discipline.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
http://ericae.net/
    Excellent resource until closed by the U.S. Dept. of Education

Foundation for Critical Thinking
http://www.criticalthinking.org

Writing Center for Faculty at University of Delaware
http://www.english.udel.edu/wc/
    Click on the "Faculty" tab for excellent tip sheets for faculty across the curriculum on topics such as building written and oral communication into your classroom, responding to student writing, managing the paper load, peer review, grading rubrics, and managing grammar.

ECAC World Wide Web Sites Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum
http://www.wordsworth2.net/resource/ecac-writing/ecacindex.htm
    Links to Web resources for teaching online and other uses of electronic communication.

Campus Writing Program Library Directory, Indiana University, Bloomington
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/cwp/lib/libdir.html
    Click on "Critical Thinking" for a list of articles and abstracts on critical thinking; also contains articles on writing across the curriculum in many disciplines.

Critical Thinking On The Web
http://www.austhink.org/critical
    Resources on critical thinking by Tim van Gelder of the University of Melbourne.

Resources for Writing Across the Curriculum and Cooperative Learning
http://home.capecod.net/~tpanitz/
    Very large compilation by Ted Panitz of many teachers' examples of activities and assignments that engage students in course content through writing and/or collaborative learning.

WolcottLynch Associates
http://www.wolcottlynch.com
    Resources on critical thinking for teachers and a web-based tutorial on critical thinking for students

Insight Assessment (Assessing critical thinking)
http://www.insightassessment.com
    See also The Holistic Critical Thinking Scoring Rubric at http://www.insightassessment.com/HCTSR.html

Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines [journal]
http://www.pdcnet.org/inq.html

Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Project, Longview Community College
http://www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/longview/ctac/ctac.htm

Mission: Critical [interactive tutorials teach critical thinking] (San Jose State University)
http://www2.sjsu.edu/depts/itl/

Writing Across the Curriculum Clearinghouse
http://wac.colostate.edu/
    Lists of resources for communication across the curriculum, including www links, bibliographies, articles, and WAC programs at other colleges and universities.

Communcation Across the Curriculum at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
http://www.siu.edu/departments/cac/
    "Integrating Written, Spoken, Visual, and Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum."

Links to centers for faculty professional development at University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence
http://www.ku.edu/~cte/resources/websites.html

Resources for College Teaching, including teaching thinking, by James Bell of Howard Community College
http://classweb.howardcc.edu/jbell/resources/index.html

Anne Arundel Community College. Center for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching.
Resources for Teaching
http://www2.aacc.edu/calt/calt/teaching_section_a.htm#Critical%20Thinking

Dan Kurland's Critical Reading website
http://www.criticalreading.com

Vale Press ("Critical Thinking Specialists")
http://www.valepress.com

Critical Thinking Books and Software [Publisher]
http://www.criticalthinking.com

Reason!Able [software for critical thinking]
http://www.goreason.com

THREE SITES ON PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING:

Illinois Math and Science Academy Center for Problem-Based Learning
http://www2.imsa.edu/programs/pbl/cpbl.html

The University of Delaware
http://www.udel.edu/pbl/

Samford University Problem-Based Learning Initiative
http://www.samford.edu/pbl
 

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