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Critical thinking

LC control no.sh 87003202
Topical headingCritical thinking
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Variant(s)Critical reflection
Reflection (Critical thinking)
Reflection process
Reflective thinking
Thinking, Critical
Thinking, Reflective
See alsoThought and thinking
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Reflective learning
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Found inWork cat.: Brookfield, S. Developing critical thinkers : challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting, c1987.
Penguin dict. psych. ("Cognitive strategy consisting mainly of continual checking and testing of possible solutions to guide one's work ... often contrasted w/ Creative thinking")
Hennepin (Critical thinking, Critical thinking--Study and teaching)
ERIC thes. (Critical thinking)
Homan, A.M. Constructing knowledge through reflection, c2006: p. 7-9 (some educators seem adamant that reflective learning is not to be confused with critical reflection; for the purpose of this paper, the terms reflective learning and critical reflection are used interchangeably, linked by the concept of learning through inquiry that higher-order thinking invites)
Australian thesaurus of education descriptors, via WWW, Mar. 26, 2007 (Critical thinking; a way of reasoning that involves active, reflective and conscious consideration in the forming of a belief, judgment or decision; UFs used: critical reflection, reflection, reflection process, reflective thinking)
Not found inEvans psych.; Chaplin dict. psych.; Eysenck encycl. psych.; Thesaurus psych. ind. terms; Psych. abstracts; English comp. dict. psycho. & psychoa. terms