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Monday, September 10, 2012

Innovative Educators Webinar: Teaching Critical Thinking For Academic Success, Career Readiness & Personal Development

Wednesday, October 3 ~ 3:00-4:30pm EDT  
Free Resources
Webinar Overview
Business and university studies consistently cite the absence of critical thinking in graduates' workplace readiness and lifelong learning skill set. We know critical thinking is important-but perhaps we have become so immersed in the why of critical thinking that we have forgotten about how to do critical thinking. This session examines how to use video, music, text, and exciting interactive activities to foster your students' critical thinking skills across the curriculum for academic and personal success.

This workshop goes beyond why. It provides practical information you can use immediately on how to teach critical thinking for academic success, career readiness, and personal development with understandable, approachable, and applicable classroom strategies. Participants will learn how to apply an effectively simple model for critical thinking and recognizing cognitive biases and traps.
Webinar Objectives
Participants will:
  • Understand how to apply a simple-to-use critical thinking model across disciplines
  • Practice the skill of recognizing assumptions using multi-media sources (video, song, text, and interactive activities)
  • Identify common cognitive biases and emotional traps that hinder critical thinking
  • Apply the critical thinking model in academic and personal contexts
Webinar Speaker    

Steve Piscitelli has dedicated himself to the processes of teaching and learning for more than three decades. An award-winning teacher, Steve is a tenured professor at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Steve earned degrees from Jacksonville University, the University of North Florida, and the University of Florida.

In addition to his ninth book, Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff? 3rd edition (Pearson Education, 2013), Pearson Education published Choices for College Success (second edition, 2011). Steve has published a weekly blog for more than two years. His YouTube Channel (including a "Study Skills Playlist") has had more than 10,000 views. Steve has also written, recorded, and produced two music CDs. He uses the music with his in-person programs and with his students in class. His nationally-known workshops combine interaction, practicality, music, and humor to connect participants with practical strategies. More information is available
Innovative Educators

3277 Carbon PL
Boulder, CO 80301
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