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Developing critical being in an undergraduate science course

Wilson, Anna; Howitt, Susan


This article argues that the development of criticality in the three domains of knowledge, self and the world can and should be a goal for undergraduate learning in the sciences. It presents empirical evidence that this can be facilitated through teaching and learning that places a strong emphasis on the social dimensions of both the exercise and nature of criticality. Given the opportunity to discuss science as both an ongoing process and a human endeavour situated within a social context,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Studies in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2016.1232381


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