Ben Ebenhack teaching

The Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting "Teaching Tools — What Activities and Assignments Promote Critical Thinking?" from 12:00-1:00 p.m., Monday, March 5th, in Legacy Library. The discussuib will focus on what activities and assignments in our courses can promote the ever elusive critical thinking in our students. 

After viewing this 20-Minute Mentor, you will be able to:

  • Explain what critical thinking is (and is not) for practical teaching purposes
  • Identify the course content suitable for teaching critical thinking
  • Write assessable critical thinking student learning outcomes appropriate to your discipline
  • Select and adapt strategies for teaching your students how to develop their critical thinking skills
  • Create discipline-related and effective content, assignments, and activities related to critical thinking
  • Use the presenter’s questions and sample documents to self-assess course content and adapt discipline-related learning outcomes for your courses
  • Identify and avoid the mistakes commonly made by instructors trying to teach critical thinking