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Future of Thinking
By Peter Washington

The Future of Thinking

Rhetoric and Liberal Arts Teaching

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Future of Thinking by Peter Washington

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Learning to think is a complex process made up of reading, writing listening, speaking and remembering textual materials. The aim of this topical book is to encourage practical educational reform in the Humanities by taking the emphasis away from the reception of texts to their production. Adapting rhetorical teaching methods, the authors encourage students to participate in the activities of thinking giving them short written and verbal exercises to develop conceptual competences and linguistics skills. It is argued that these methods can be implemented successfully across a wide number of humanities subjects and that they encourage the development of practical transferable skills, both cognitive and linguistic. The authors have used these methods successfully in class, and the book includes sample exercises, the initial results, and feedback from their students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415073196
ISBN-10: 0415073197
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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