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The Critical Thinking Initiative

By The Critical Thinking Initiative

The Critical Thinking Initiative podcast is a response to the low critical thinking outcomes among U.S. students across all levels of education. Each episode dispels myths about teaching critical thinking education and discusses cutting-edge, research-supported ways to actually improve critical thinking in any discipline.

  1. 1.
    Does Higher Education Improve Critical Thinking?1/7/2020
    29:20
  2. 2.
    How to offer students feedback. Or not.12/6/2019
    33:25
  3. 3.
    Getting Thoughtful About Mindfulness Education11/20/2019
    22:20
  4. 4.
    Critical Issues About Critical Thinking10/16/2019
    27:55
  5. 5.
    Do Grades Hinder Learning?10/8/2019
    25:52
  6. 6.
    Straight from the Wyoming Institute9/8/2019
    39:13
  7. 7.
    Should thinking really be "critical"?8/16/2019
    28:38
  8. 8.
    Wicked Problems: An Interview with Jackson Nickerson6/7/2019
    35:40
  1. 9.
    Are X-labs the Future of Learning and Thinking?4/1/2019
    31:13
  2. 10.
    Interview with Michael S. Roth2/21/2019
    38:03
  3. 11.
    Do Some Video Games Promote Critical Thinking?1/24/2019
    38:36
  4. 12.
    Infusing PowerPoint with Critical Thinking1/10/2019
    35:56
  5. 13.
    Creating Changemakers - An Interview with Vipin Thekk12/17/2018
    30:24
  6. 14.
    Does Grading Improve Learning?10/30/2018
    29:04
  7. 15.
    Strategies for Overcoming Student Resistance10/24/2018
    42:09
  8. 16.
    Critical Thinking, Hoaxes, and Constructivism10/16/2018
    37:54
  9. 17.
    Writing to Learn ... and THINK10/9/2018
    29:56
  10. 18.
    Reading Research with Alice Horning9/10/2018
    27:47
  11. 19.
    Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Students8/16/2018
    52:10
  12. 20.
    Can we be critical yet creative? Can we be critical yet inclusive?7/31/2018
    29:05
  13. 21.
    "Robo Assessment"--Computerized Paper Grading7/18/2018
    31:43
  14. 22.
    Responding to Papers: Ways that Work7/6/2018
    36:16
  15. 23.
    The Path to More Thinking is Less6/15/2018
    31:16
  16. 24.
    When Trump Supporters and West Coast Liberals Meet5/16/2018
    38:15
  17. 25.
    Problem-Based Learning: Myths, Realities, and Critical Thinking Connections3/26/2018
    1:00:12
  18. 26.
    Never read a 5-paragraph essay again! Three alternatives for any class.1/23/2018
    54:20
  19. 27.
    Why the 5-Paragraph Essay is from Hell1/8/2018
    1:04:19
  20. 28.
    Critical Thinking & Reading with Dan Willingham12/13/2017
    1:18:00
  21. 29.
    Defining Critical Thinking: If you only listen to one podcast ... (Part 1)11/28/2017
    1:06:12
  22. 30.
    Fostering Metacognition, Growth Mindset, and Grit, with Dr. Peter Arthur11/16/2017
    1:01:15
  23. 31.
    Some Neuroscience of Critical Thinking Education11/2/2017
    55:39
  24. 32.
    Three Critical Thinking Exercises10/11/2017
    47:04
  25. 33.
    Should we grade critical thinking? And Can we?9/12/2017
    51:54
  26. 34.
    Are you teaching in a critical thinking ecosystem?8/23/2017
    55:11

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