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Critical Inquiry and Pedagogy at NYU-Shanghai
NYU Shanghai faculty share their pedagogical philosophies and classroom experiences in applying Critical Inquiry.
Quotes on the applications to the real world and actionable knowledge
Brookfield, S. (2012). Chapter 1 (“What is Critical Thinking”) and throughout the book
…what I understand as the basic process of critical thinking. This entails (1) identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and determine our actions, (2) checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, (3) looking at our ideas and decisions (intellectual, organizational, and personal) from several different perspectives, and (4) on the basis of all this, taking informed actions.