Critical Thinking in Academic Writing

Critical Thinking in Academic Writing

She could not recall any learning about critical thinking in her previous education in China and she said that critical thinking was not something that she would use naturally in academic writing. To Weiyu, critical thinking was a ...

Author: Shi PU

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000434057

Category: Education

Page: 184

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The book inquires into critical thinking through a cultural approach. Based on an ethnographic study, it compares Chinese postgraduate students’ conceptualisations and applications of critical thinking in three different settings in China and the UK. From an insider’s perspective, it analyses the intricate interplay of multiple cultural and individual factors that conditions students’ critical thinking development as they learn to write an academic thesis and to manage postgraduate learning. The book offers insights into the nature of problems that Chinese students encounter with critical thinking and envisions possibilities for the ideas for critical thinking to have a transformative power in an intercultural space. The book will primarily be of interest to academics and educators who work on critical thinking and academic writing, especially those who work with Chinese students. Scholars interested in intercultural issues in higher education may also find it relevant.
Categories: Education

Applying Critical Thinking and Analysis in Social Work

Applying Critical Thinking and Analysis in Social Work

Summary The art of critical writing is something that can be developed with practice, particularly if you pay attention to academic conventions and issues of synthesis and structure. Being successful at academic writing involves a range ...

Author: Michaela Rogers

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526482693

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

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This highly practical guidebook will help you develop the critical and analytical skills essential to your successful social work education and evidence-informed, reflective practice. Key features include: Theoretical break down and simplification of key theories How to avoid common pitfalls Activities to help you cement your learning Case studies applicable in practice. This will support you right from the very beginning of your programme through to the end of your final placement and into practice.
Categories: Social Science

Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing for Postgraduates

Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing for Postgraduates

Structural complexity can be handled in academic writing in ways similar to those used in fictive writing, once you have a 'storyline'. Q: if this book were a novel, what would the main storyline/s be? A: Criticality and persuasiveness.

Author: Louise Katz

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137604439

Category: Study Aids

Page: 179

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This hands-on guide to advanced critical analysis and argumentation will help readers to communicate in way that is orderly, rigorously supported, persuasive and clear. It demonstrates how criticality can be paired with creativity to produce an insightful and engaging piece of research, and explores how narrative styles and rhetorical devices can be used to boost the persuasiveness of an argument. Chapters blend theory with practice and contain a wealth of activities designed to help students put new skills into practice or revitalise those they already have. This is an essential resource for postgraduates and advanced undergraduates looking to hone their skills in critical analysis and communicate their ideas with precision and clarity.
Categories: Study Aids

Blended Learning Engaging Students in the New Normal Era

Blended Learning  Engaging Students in the New Normal Era

Effects of Scaffolded Peer Assessment on Students' Holistic Critical Thinking in Academic Writing Di Zou1( B ) , Haoran Xie2 , and Fu Lee Wang3 1 Department of English Language Education, The Education University of Hong Kong, ...

Author: Richard Chen Li

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783031089398

Category: Education

Page: 372

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Blended Learning, ICBL 2022, held in Hong Kong, China, in August 2022. The 31 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 80 submissions. The conference theme of ICBL 2022 is Blended Learning: Engaging Students in the New Era. The papers are organized in topical sections named: Game-based Learning and Augmented Learning Environment; Computer Supported Collaborative Learning; Enriching Learning Experience with Blended and Online Learning; Content Development and Practice for Blended Learning and Beyond.
Categories: Education

Simplify Your Study

Simplify Your Study

critical. thinking. for. academic. writing. Critical thinking and critical writing are needed if you want to achieve the highest grades. So, you need to understand what these terms mean before you can use them in your work.

Author: Peter Lia

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781352008937

Category: Study Aids

Page: 240

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This innovative book provides clear and straight-forward strategies which help students to understand the conventions of academic assignments and what lecturers expect from their work. Simplify Your Study is organised around nine core units which focus on the 'sticking points' of university study, including organisation and planning, reading and note-making strategies, producing essays, critical thinking, delivering presentations and preparing for exams. Packed with tried-and-tested strategies for success, this essential resource will help students of all disciplines and levels to achieve their academic potential.
Categories: Study Aids

Elicited Metaphor Analysis in Educational Discourse

Elicited Metaphor Analysis in Educational Discourse

Chapter 9 Developing critical thinking in academic writing through a metaphor elicitation technique An exploratory study Wan Wan College of Foreign Languages, National Hua qiao University, China While there appears to be a broad ...

Author: Wan Wan

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN: 9789027268433

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 329

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The ability to recognise, discuss and evaluate one’s educational beliefs and working practices in metaphoric terms has for several years been seen as a highly valuable tool for increasing self-awareness, facilitating learning (or teaching), and/or predicting behaviour. This is the first edited book solely devoted to the topic of researching elicited metaphor in education, and brings together key researchers from China, Poland, Puerto Rico, South America, UK and USA. The 12 chapters involve overviews and state-of-the-art articles, articles focussing on methodology and validation, as well as reflections on the effectiveness of techniques and research reports of recent empirical studies. The bulk of the articles relate to literacy (L1 and L2) and teacher education, but science education is also addressed. The book offers useful models for academics, professionals and PhD students in these areas, and provides solutions for improving the validity of elicited metaphor techniques in educational research.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

First, writing in a scholarly way is a relatively new skill for most students. Even though you may have written academic essays at school, it is less likely that these will also have been vocational work, linking theory to practice.

Author: Bob Price

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781529761801

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Critical thinking and writing is central to effective nursing practice. Written specifically for nursing students, this book offers practical guidance on what it means to think critically as a nurse and how to apply this to study and practice. From critically reviewing literature for assessments to evaluating evidence to support decision-making in practice, the book provides a unique framework for developing essential critical skills. Key features A new chapter on ′Writing the Clinical Case Study′, along with new guidance on how to become a successful independent learner, advice on managing information overload, and many more updates and enhancements on the previous edition. Each chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC standards Filled with activities and student case studies demonstrating how to apply critical thinking and reflection in practice Innovative approach that introduces the different levels of critical thinking and reflection required of degree level study
Categories: Medical