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Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing,… (edition 1996)
by John C. Bean (Author)
Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom by John C. Bean
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0787902039, Paperback)A practical nuts and bolts guide for teachers from any discipline who want to design interest-provoking writing and critical thinking activities. Engaging Ideas:Shows how teachers can encourage inquiry, exploration, discussion, and debate in their courses.Presents a wide variety of strategies for stimulating active learning and for coaching writing and critical thinking.Offers teachers concrete advice on how to design courses, structure assignment, use class time, critique student performance, and model critical thinking activities.Demonstrates how writing can easily be integrated with such other critical thinking activities and inquiry discussions, simulation games, classroom debates, and interactive lectures.
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Learn to design interest-provoking writing and critical thinking activities and incorporate them into your courses in a way that encourages inquiry, exploration, discussion, and debate, with Engaging Ideas, a practical nuts-and-bolts guide for teachers from any discipline. Integrating critical thinking with writing-across-the-curriculum approaches, the book shows how teachers from any discipline can incorporate these activities into their courses. This edition features new material dealing with genre and discourse community theory, quantitative/scientific literacy, blended and online learning,
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