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Critical thinking

The resources in this section are designed to help you understand how critical thinking is applied at university. You will learn how to analyse ideas, evaluate arguments and draw your own conclusions.

pdf document by Chris Dawson from Noun Project

Critical vs descriptive writing (How to write critically)

'More analysis needs', 'too descriptive' 'less description, more critique'.
If you've ever had this kind of feedback from your lecturers on your assignments you will find this guide helpful. 
pdf document by Chris Dawson from Noun Project 

Critical thinking study guide

A study guide from Plymouth University which considers critical thinking and how to develop an argument based on analysis and evaluation.
pdf document by Chris Dawson from Noun Project

Model to generate critical thinking

This critical thinking model from Plymouth University will help you to generate critical questions.
pdf document by Chris Dawson from Noun Project

Critical thinking and your employability 

Critical thinking skills are invaluable in helping you to make decisions about your career choice after university, find suitable job opportunities and establish your graduate career. 

Recommended reading

We've made a list of some books about critical thinking that you can find on our Library Catalogue.
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