Why Critical Thinking Should Be Combined With Written Composition

Donald L. Hatcher

Abstract


This paper provides evidence and arguments that, given the choice of teaching critical thinking and written composition as separate, stand-alone courses or combining them, the two should be combined into an integrated sequence.

Keywords


assessing critical thinking skills, combining critical thinking and composition, critical thinking, critical thinking assessment, critical thinking tests, critical thinking and composition, critical thinking and writing, written composition, written composition assessment

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ISSN: 0824-2577