We have produced an online course in critical thinking. This was developed with a business and management focus, such that most of the examples and exercises use international evidence from business and management. The lead customer has been the University of Lancaster Management School (in the UK), and the course is now ready for schools, colleges, and universities to use with their students (who could also include those on courses in economics). One of the many virtues of the course is that teachers and lecturers can check on students’ progress through the units, including their performance on exercises. If you wish to see a sample of the course which includes examples of assessed exercises, please contact us for a link.
In a recent publication by the Brookings Institute, ‘Competencies for the 21st century’, the importance of these competencies has been stressed. As it explains, ‘The