Whist critical thinking has its origins in ancient times it has emerged as an important tool in modern educational practice. Teaching students 'how to think' or how to develop a means of systematically asking and answering questions is undertaken either implicitly through particular subject matter, for example periods in history, or through a programme of explicit thinking skills which may or may not lead to qualifications.
Encouraging Critical Thinking Online
Originally supported by MIMAS and JISC, development to the much valued intute site ceased in July 2011. However, the content is still available and has …