CRITICAL THINKING: A USER'S MANUAL offers an innovative skill-based approach to critical thinking that provides step-by-step tools for learning to evaluate arguments. Students build a complete skill set by recognizing, analyzing, diagramming, and evaluating arguments. Later chapters encourage applic... more
The skill-building approach employed in CRITICAL THINKING: A USER'S MANUAL helps students to cumulatively develop the basic skills of argument recognition, analysis, and evaluation.
Clear, conversational, step-by-step explanations and workbook-style features make complex course material manageable ... more
Learning outcomes are presented in a bulleted list at the beginning of Chapters 1 through 12. They describe measurable skills to help students and instructors evaluate individual progress; skills are also transferable into any instructor's syllabus.
Learning outcomes are tied to the chapter content... more