Back by Popular Demand: Teaching Critical Thinking: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us?

Back by Popular Demand: Teaching Critical Thinking: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us?

Back by Popular Demand: Teaching Critical Thinking: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us?

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location

Warren Hall, 3D

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

Cost

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Details

In this session, we will confront the psychological realities of critical thinking, and the reasons that critical thinking is often such an elusive goal for teaching. Then we will consider which strategies may be more, or less, effective in promoting critical thinking in the classroom.

Outcomes:
(1)  Describe some of the psychological processes that contribute to critical thinking
(2)  Explain some of the reasons that critical thinking is a difficult task for students
(3)  Generate ideas about effective ways to promote and assess critical thinking in your classes

Facilitated by:
Rachel Blaser, PhD
Psychological Sciences

Sponsor(s)

begin quoteIt is an unavoidable fact that our brains, having been shaped by millions of years of evolution, don’t always behave how we want them to.
Attend this workshop for more information on neuroscience and critical thinking.

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