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Published: 13 January 2021

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780198841531

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Becoming a Critical Thinker

For your university studies and beyond

Sarah Birrell Ivory

  • The only critical thinking skills book to include advice and insights from practitioners across a range of industries - including banking, law, media, medicine, and creative organizations - to demonstrate why critical thinking is an essential skill in today's workplace.
  • Includes unique interviews with students from a range of universities, offering reassurance and guidance on how to tackle reading lists, voice ideas or questions in groups, and listen actively, from those who have first-hand experience.
  • Learning features that fully support the reader to develop and apply critical thinking skills include: guided exercises, guided reflections, checklists, and further reading.
  • The author's personable, engaging, and clear writing style demystifies the topic and conveys essential guidance in a concise manner.
  • The clear three-part structure covers the importance of critical thinking, the three aims of critical thinking, and the five tools you need to develop and use in order to achieve those aims.