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Critical Thinking & Evaluating Information

This guide is meant to present a brief overview on critical thinking and evaluating information.

Sources & Links

Credit & thank you to Jo Angela Oehrli, Learning Librarian - University of Michigan - A shared discussion and work for a KCAD class presentation inspired the creation of these modules.

Credit & thank you to Donna St. John - KCAD - For a further discussion on critical thinking and her teaching expertise. 

 

eBooks available (KCAD/FSU)

Cohen, Martin. Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies. Wiley, 2015.

https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ferrisstate/detail.action?docID=1895758

Horvath, Christopher P., and James M. Forte. Critical Thinking. Nova Science Publishers, 2011. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ferrisstate/detail.action?docID=3021945

Matthew Freeman, and Tiffany Jana. Overcoming Bias. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016.

https://ferris.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xna&AN=1231888&site=ehost-live

 

Foundation for Critical Thinking - http://www.criticalthinking.org

"What is Critical Thinking" by Joe Lau and Jonathan Chan, University of Hong Kong - https://philosophy.hku.hk/think/critical/ct.php 

Critical Thinking Cheat Sheet -

https://wabisabilearning.com/products/critical-thinking-cheatsheet-poster 

IFLA – Fake News - https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174 

Media Bias - https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/

Interactive Media Bias Chart –

https://www.adfontesmedia.com/interactive-media-bias-chart-2/

https://www.factcheck.org/

https://www.snopes.com

Is it newsworthy? Cheat Sheet - NewseumEd - https://newseumed.org/tools/lesson-plan/story-share-worthy 

Images

Critical thinking -  https://sites.google.com/site/profhbutler/_/rsrc/1339482192942/research/ct/CT3.png
Bias -
https://www.unlv.edu/event/dialogues-considering-cognitive-roots-bias 
https://classteaching.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/deep-questioning/
News -
https://www.fieldsdennis.com/news-and-media
https://newseumed.org/tools/lesson-plan/story-share-worthy