Inside Track to Critical Thinking and Analysis

Author: Mary Deane,Erik Borg

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1408237008

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 3562

This book is designed for students to use independently to enhance their critical thinking skills. It contains advice and examples of students’ writing to illustrate poor performance and demonstrate how to produce effective critical discourse. As university study requires students to demonstrate critical insight, this book shows how to develop this skill by breaking down the thinking and writing processes into steps. It also points out that critical thinking is valued in post-university employment and discusses how to prepare for professional writing.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Author: Mary Deane,Erik Borg

Publisher: Longman

ISBN: 9781408236970

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 120

View: 9177

This book is designed for students to use independently to enhance their critical thinking skills. It contains advice and examples of students' writing to illustrate poor performance and demonstrate how to produce effective critical discourse. As university study requires students to demonstrate critical insight, this book shows how to develop this skill by breaking down the thinking and writing processes into steps. It also points out that critical thinking is valued in post-university employment and discusses how to prepare for professional writing.

Inside Track to Successful Academic Writing

Author: Andy Gillett,Angela Hammond,Mary Martala

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273749773

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 1016

Successful Academic Writing guides students through the whole process of academic writing, developing their ability to communicate ideas and research fluently and successfully. From understanding the task and planning essays or assignments, right through to utilising feedback, it will ensure students are able to get much more out of the writing process.

How to Succeed at University (and Get a Great Job!)

Mastering the Critical Skills You Need for School, Work, and Life

Author: Thomas R. Klassen,John A. Dwyer

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 0774839007

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 1203

Going to university is exciting, but it can also be stressful. What courses should I take? What program should I choose? Will I get a job after graduation? This book shows that the best preparation for success on the job, and in life, is succeeding at university. Teamwork, meeting deadlines, overcoming challenges, writing well, and dealing with people are essential in any professional job. These same skills are also vital to becoming a strong student. This practical guide shows you how to master the critical skills and strategies for success at school, work, and in life.

Writing up your Research - Quick Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Frank Bannister,Dan Remenyi

Publisher: Academic Conferences Limited

ISBN: 9781908272287

Category: Reference

Page: 138

View: 3330

This new edition of the popular Quick Guide to Writing up your Research has added sections on data management, writing with rigor, common errors in written English and more. There are always challenges in writing up your research. Sometimes the problem is to do with the process of the actual writing itself and other times it concerns how to ensure that all the aspects of the research which have to be mentioned in a research dissertation are included in the right place and to an appropriate level. If this is addressed appropriately, writing up can be accomplished relatively easily, but if it isn’t managed well writing up can become a burdensome event. Having a high level overview of what is required when writing up your research is one of the ways of making this job, which many researchers find daunting and arduous, much easier. This book is in four parts: Writing; the Body of the Dissertation; the Leading Pages; and the Appendices. This book contains the information you need to write up a research dissertation or thesis and how to go about producing this work in a controlled and satisfying way.

Social Problems

A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Paul J. Baker,Louis E. Anderson,Dean S. Dorn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780534190149

Category: Social Science

Page: 530

View: 9733

Instead of just describing social problems, this book helps students develop active critical thinking skills through evaluating and analyzing readings from social scientists and journalists on major social problems. The authors goal is to teach students to be lifelong critical consumers of journalistic and social scientific accounts of all kinds of social problems.

Das Black-Box-Prinzip

Warum Fehler uns weiterbringen

Author: Matthew Syed

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423430656

Category: Psychology

Page: 360

View: 7595

Analysieren statt vertuschen Menschen, die gezielt aus Fehlern lernen, anstatt sie zu vertuschen oder anderen in die Schuhe zu schieben, nennt Matthew Syed Black-Box-Denker. Dazu sind jedoch nur wenige in der Lage. Auch in vielen Unternehmen geht man mit Misserfolgen nicht offen und ohne Schuldzuweisungen um. Syed bietet aufschlussreiche Analysen für dieses Verhalten. Zu welchen Erfolgen hingegen ein offensiver Umgang mit Fehlern führen kann, zeigt Syed anhand konkreter Beispiele, aus der Welt des Sports oder von erfolgreichen Unternehmen wie Google, Pixar oder Dropbox.

Inside Track

Writing Dissertations and Theses

Author: Neil Murray,David Beglar

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic writing

Page: 242

View: 8693

Successful Dissertation Writing guides students through the involved process of writing an academic dissertation, developing their ability to communicate ideas and research fluently and successfully. From conducting research, working with a supervisor, understanding and avoiding plagiarism, right through to using feedback and editing to improve the written piece, it will help students master the more technical elements of producing well-written academic work.

Die Grenzen des Denkens

wie wir sie mit System erkennen und überwinden können

Author: Donella H. Meadows,Diana Wright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783865811998

Category:

Page: 238

View: 5340

Anschauliche und leicht verständliche Einführung in das Gebiet komplexer Systeme, die es überall in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft sowie in den Naturwissenschaften gibt.

Ghost

Jede Menge Leben

Author: Jason Reynolds

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423433906

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 2577

Bahn frei für Ghost! Rennen, das kann GHOST, der eigentlich Castle Cranshaw heißt, schneller als jeder andere: davonrennen. Denn es gab eine Nacht in seinem Leben, in der es genau darauf ankam, in der er um sein Leben rannte. In der Schule läuft es so la la für GHOST. Wer ihm dumm kommt, kriegt eine gescheuert. Doch dann wird GHOST mehr durch Zufall Mitglied in einer Laufmannschaft, und sein Leben stellt sich auf den Kopf. Trainer Brody nimmt ihn unter seine Fittiche, und das ganze Team steht an seiner Seite. Es geht nicht mehr ums Davonrennen, sondern darum, das Ziel immer vor Augen zu haben. Der Startschuss ist gefallen.

Censored 2015

Inspiring We the People; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2013- 2014

Author: Mickey Huff,Andy Lee Roth,Project Censored

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

ISBN: 1609805666

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 7725

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. A perennial favorite of booksellers, teachers, and readers everywhere, Censored is one of the strongest life-signs of our current collective desire to get the news we citizens need--despite what Big Media tells us. From the Trade Paperback edition.

99 philosophische Rätsel

Author: Martin Cohen

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492974309

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

View: 4506

Was ist Liebe, ist Zeit umkehrbar, und kann Achilles die Schildkröte überholen? Schon die alten Griechen hatten ihre Freude daran, verblüffend einfache Fragen zu stellen, um sich dann tagelang die Köpfe zu zerbrechen. Martin Cohen hat 99 philosophische Rätsel zusammengestellt und damit eine spielerische Einführung in das philosophische Denken geschaffen. Leicht verständlich erklärt er Grundbegriffe der Philosophie und stellt bekannte Geistesgrößen vor. Ein Buch, mit dem jeder zum Philosophen werden kann!

Logik für Dummies

Author: Zegarelli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527687262

Category: Mathematics

Page: 351

View: 851

Logik ist die Basis der Wissenschaft, aber auch eine Brücke zwischen Wissenschaft und Alltag, denn die Grundlagen sind einfach logisch. Doch so einfach sie auf den ersten Blick scheint, so anspruchsvoll ist sie im Detail. "Logik kompakt für Dummies" führt Sie systematisch und so einfach wie möglich in dieses Teilgebiet von Mathematik und Philosophie ein. Dabei arbeitet Mark Zegarelli mit anschaulichen Beispielen und schafft es so, dieses abstrakte Thema nicht nur verständlich zu erklären, sondern auch Wert und Nutzen der Logik aufzuzeigen.

Hillbilly-Elegie

Die Geschichte meiner Familie und einer Gesellschaft in der Krise

Author: J. D. Vance

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843715777

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 8852

Seine Großeltern versuchten, mit Fleiß und Mobilität der Armut zu entkommen und sich in der Mitte der Gesellschaft zu etablieren. Doch letztlich war alles vergeblich. J. D. Vance erzählt die Geschichte seiner Familie — eine Geschichte vom Scheitern und von der Resignation einer ganzen Bevölkerungsschicht. Armut und Chaos, Hilflosigkeit und Gewalt, Drogen und Alkohol: Genau in diesem Teufelskreis befinden sich viele weiße Arbeiterfamilien in den USA — entfremdet von der politischen Führung, abgehängt vom Rest der Gesellschaft, anfällig für populistische Parolen. Früher konnten sich die »Hillbillys«, die weißen Fabrikarbeiter, erhoffen, sich zu Wohlstand zu schuften. Doch spätestens gegen Ende des 20sten Jahrhunderts zog der Niedergang der alten Industrien ihre Familien in eine Abwärtsspirale, in der sie bis heute stecken. Vance gelingt es wie keinem anderen, diese ausweglose Situation und die Krise einer ganzen Gesellschaft eindrücklich zu schildern. Sein Buch bewegte Millionen von Lesern in den USA und erklärt nicht zuletzt den Wahltriumph eines Donald Trump.

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender

Author: Jacquelyn White

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

ISBN: 9780073515298

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 5977

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in gender studies. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading psychologists and other social commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. Students will be exposed to a rich, exciting, and emotionally and politically charged body of theory, research, and practice. TAKING SIDES: GENDER, containing 20 issues organized into six parts, presents hotly debated issues in contemporary scholarly and public discourse. Students will actively develop critical thinking skills by analyzing opposing viewpoints and reach considered judgments. The issues will challenge students to consider what is sex, what is gender, and when is either relevant, and why. They will discover that what might appear to be binary, biologically based distinction is so much more. An Instructor’s Resource Guide (available online only) accompanies the book. For each issue, the following have been provided: a synopsis of each author’s position on the issue, teaching suggestions, and multiple-choice and essay questions. The teaching hints consist of suggestions for generating class discussion around the themes raised by the clashing essays.