The Emergence of the Thinking Skills Movement

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Claudia Resch

ISBN 978-3-8258-1669-8
Band-Nr. 5
Jahr 2008
Seiten 504
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Salzburger Beiträge zu Rhetorik und Argumentationstheorie


The training of thinking skills has been important ever since teachers
have been trying to educate their students. However, only since the early
1980s has it really turned into a major topic for everyone in the United

This book is the first one to discuss the various factors that led to this
sudden boom of
interest in thinking skills and also the first to provide a detailed
outline of the movement
that started around 1900 with John Dewey. It shall provide teachers as
well as psychologists and philosophers dealing with this topic with the
relevant historical
background that may help them avoid making the same mistakes as their