TITLE: Teaching for Critical Thinking (Online)
START DATE: March 9, 2020
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Barry Bachenheimer
This course will focus on creating an environment and developing strategies for promoting critical thinking in the classroom. We will work on developmentally appropriate methods for defining critical thinking, modeling thinking, questioning strategies, problem-solving, metacognition, listening skills, and classroom interaction. Participants will be encouraged to examine their own lessons and units to infuse critical thinking throughout the curriculum. This course fulfills the MSUNER requirement for Teaching for Critical Thinking for new Clinical Faculty Members.
NOTE: This course will be conducted 100% online through the Canvas Learning Management System. This course will involve independent work as well as some writing and will take place over a two week period totaling approx. six hours of work.
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