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Infusing Parts-whole Relationship Critical Thinking Skill into Basic Computer Science Education

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Infusing Parts-whole Relationship Critical Thinking Skill into Basic Computer Science Education
Improving the quality of student thinking should be given a high priority in any educational system as good thinking is essential in meeting the challenges of living in a rapidly changing and technologically oriented world. Research on thinking convinced that skillful thinking process can be inculcated in students if thinking skills are taught explicitly and are integrated into content instruction. Basic critical thinking skills like determining parts-whole relationships, comparing and contrasting, classification, sequencing, finding reasons, and decision making play an important role in professional lives. These skills can be either imparted to the computer science students by offering special course(s) on critical thinking or can be infused into the course contents. Using the later approach, one model lesson on a topic from a basic computer science
Muhammad Shafique, M. R. K. Krishna Rao
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where FECS
Authors Muhammad Shafique, M. R. K. Krishna Rao
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