Developing Critical Thinkers: Challenging Adults to Explore Alternative Ways of Thinking and Acting

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Wiley, Jul 29, 1991 - Education - 312 pages
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1989 Winner of the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature inAdult Education

This award-winning book offers a practical, straightforwardguide to helping adults develop their critical thinking skills infour key arenas of adult life: in their personal relationships, intheir workplaces, in their political involvements, and in theirresponses to the media.

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

This work seeks to shake people out of lazy thinking. Avoiding complacency and assumptions is its goal. It's not great but it's pretty good. Worth the time to read. Read full review

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STEPHEN D. BROOKFIELD is Distinguished Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He has written widely on the topics of adult education, critical thinking, and teaching and has received numerous awards for his books, including the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education and the Imogene E. Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education.

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