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View Resource The Critical Thinking Community

Everyone thinks; it is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed, or downright prejudiced. Yet the quality of our life and of what we produce, make, or build depends precisely on the quality of our thought. Shoddy thinking is costly, both in money and in quality of life. If you want to think well, you must understand at least the...

View Resource Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics is "dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical ethics, and provides clinical and research ethics consultation." The materials on their site are divided into four sections: "Programs", "Research", "Education", and "Service". In the "Programs" area, users can learn about their work in areas such as "Biomedical Ethics in Film" and...

View Resource Paradox & Infinity

What is a paradox? More importantly, what is infinity? These concepts can blow one's mind in the best way possible and they are the subject of this course at MIT. Offered up as part of that august institution's Open CourseWare initiative, this semester long course was first offered in spring 2013 by Professor Agustin Rayo. In short, the course "explores different kinds of infinity; the paradoxes...

View Resource Math for Elementary Teachers II : Inquiry into Life Science

This four-class learning community, created by faculty at North Iowa Area Community College, will provide an integrated curriculum experience for the final semester of elementary education majors focusing on integrating math into the science and education curricula. Along with a Course Overview and a description of the Core Components, this page outlines a lesson in which students are asked to...

View Resource Critical Thinking Web

Teaching critical thinking can be difficult, and it is nice to know that Professors Joe Lau and Jonathan Chan at the University of Hong Kong have created this site to help both teachers and students in this endeavor. Working with a grant from the government of Hong Kong's University Grants Committee, the two have created this website to provide access to over 100 free online tutorials on critical...

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