Critical Thinking Links from Text

Text Online site:
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072473762/information_center_view0/

Learning Style Inventories
http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/ILSdir/ilsweb.html
Fill out this questionnaire, submit responses and receive feedback. This site can be
used to help confirm your learning style preference.
http://www.chelt.ac.uk/gdn/discuss/kolb1.htm
Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory (for faculty)
http://www.ntlf.com/html/pi/9511/article1.htm
McKeachie’s article on learning styles (for faculty)
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/LS-Prism.htm
Matters of Learning Styles (for Faculty)
http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Secondtier.html
Learning Styles in Science
http://cyg.net/~jblackmo/diglib/styl-a.html
Learning Styles and Pedagogy (for faculty)
Concentration
http://www.loyola.edu/studycenter/studyskills.html
Provides general study skills information, including concentration and learning styles.
http://www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/longview/humanities/english/memcon.htm
Provides quick information on memory and concentration strategies.
Good for review purposes.
http://www.k-state.edu/counseling/concentr.html
Offers explanation and practice of concentration strategies
including the spider technique.
http://adulted.about.com/library/weekly/aa091601a.htm
Study Time! How to Make the Most of It
http://www.ipfw.edu/casa/txtr.html
Pre-Reading Tips
Test Taking Strategies
www.csbsju.edu/academicadvising/help/testskil.html
Test Taking Skills — Essay Questions
http://www.glencoe.com/ps/peak/studyskills/pitfalls/pitfalls.html
Study and Test Taking Skills for Peak Performance
http://www.cs.gasou.edu/student/test10.html
The Ten Commandments for Taking a Test
http://www.bucks.edu/~specpop/tests.htm
The Basics of Effective Test Taking
Vocabulary Enhancement
http://webster.commnet.edu/grammar/vocabulary.htm
Building a Better Vocabulary
http://www.smsu.edu/studyskills/new/vocabulary.html
Tips for a Greater Vocabulary
Memory
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
Strategies for Improving Concentration and Memory
http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/mem.html
Memory Principles
http://www.csbsju.edu/academicadvising/help/remread.html
Remembering What You Read
Mnemonics
http://www.wm.edu/OSA/dostud/moresski/memory.htm
Improving Your Memory Skills
Time Management Tips
http://www.bucks.edu/~specpop/time-manage.htm
Managing Your Reading Time
http://www.rio.maricopa.edu/distance_learning/tutorials/study/time.shtml
http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/acad/strat/time_manage.html
Time Management Tips
http://www.usu.edu/arc/idea_sheets/time.htm
Utah State Time Management System
http://www.csulb.edu/~tstevens/patsm96.htm
Self-Management
http://www.mheso.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=688
Managing your Time
Speed Reading
http://www.brainquicken.com/px_project_article.asp
Brain Quicken – Speed Reading Technique
Will it work for you?
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/suggest.html
Suggestions for Improving Reading Speed
http://www.utexas.edu/student/utlc/handouts/512.html
Brief Suggestions for Increasing Reading Speed
http://www.readingsoft.com/quiz.html
Speed Reading Quizzes
Main Ideas
http://gwired.gwu.edu/counsel/counsel.php?id=2140
Top Ten Tips for selecting Main Ideas
http://www.ccis.edu/departments/cae/studyskills/mainidea.html
Reading for the Main Ideas
http://users.dhp.com/~laflemm/reso/mainIdea.htm
Main Idea Exercises
http://vclass.mtsac.edu:920/readroom/Mainidea.htm
Main Idea Exercises
http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/topic.html
Finding Main Ideas in Paragraphs
Finding Details
http://vclass.mtsac.edu/amla-51/Supporting%20Details/details.htm
Supporting Details
Textbook Reading Systems
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/sq3r.html
SQ3R — A Reading System
http://www.arc.sbc.edu/sq3r.html
Reading Methods
http://www.mindtools.com/sq3r.html
Mind Tools — Increasing Your Retention of Written Information
Textbook Marking
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
Study Skills Self-Help — Textbook Marking
http://www.psywww.com/mtsite/mindmaps.html
Improving Notetaking with Concept Maps (also good for Chapter 11)
http://www.hlnd.wnyric.org/diffinstruction/cornell%20note%20taking.htm
Cornell Notetaking Method
Using Visuals
http://www.mindtools.com/mindmaps.html
Mind Tools
http://www.brazosport.cc.tx.us/~lac/mindmap.htm
Mind Mapping
http://www.ourtimelines.com/
Create Your Own Family Time Line
http://www.lionden.com/using_outlines.htm
Using Outlines
Arguments
http://www.mccallie.org/wrt_ctr/What%20Should%20Students%20Know%20to%20Succeed%20in%20College.doc
%20to%20Succeed%20in%20College.doc
What Should Students Know to Succeed in College
http://www.intrepidsoftware.com/fallacy/
Logical Fallacies
http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/
Fallacies
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/itl/graphics/main.html
Mission Critical — a full-scale tutorial for critical thinking
Advanced Critical Reading
http://www.le.ac.uk/castle/resources/mcqman/mcqappc.html
Helpful review and practice of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
http://www.litstudies.com/BloomTaxonomy.htm
More on Bloom’s Taxonomy
Evaluating Websites
http://www.google.com/help/features.html
Tips on Mastering a Google Search
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/critical/index.htm
Evaluating Sites
http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/skill26.htm
Critically Analyzing Information Sources