Welcome to the online resources for Pacific Crest's Critical Thinking Institute.

On this page you will find resources and
materials to support a more in-depth and
extensive exploration of the issues raised
during a Critical Thinking Institute.

Please feel free to explore, click, read, and learn!


 (.pdf format files; click to view/print)

Faculty Guidebook: 2.2.5 Overview of Critical Thinking

Faculty Guidebook: 2.2.6 Overview of Problem Solving

Faculty Guidebook: 2.3.4 Cognitive Domain

Selected Readings from the Teaching Institute Handbook (contains the following):

Reading Methodology

Faculty Guidebook: 2.2.1 Bloom's Taxonomy—Expanding its Meaning

Types of Knowledge

Criteria for Classifying Forms of Knowledge

Constructing Levels of Knowledge

  1. Can we teach students to think while reading? Explain your answer.

  2. Is it easier to learn first by understanding then doing, or to learn first by doing then understanding? Why? Which is more effective? Why?

  3. What is the role of applying knowledge skills in generalizing the transfer of knowledge?

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