Teaching Critical Thinking Using Understanding By Design

dc.contributor.author Sgro, Sergio
dc.contributor.author Freeman, Steven
dc.contributor.author Freeman, Steven
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.date 2018-02-13T05:11:10.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T22:32:34Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T22:32:34Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.embargo 2013-01-28
dc.date.issued 2008-06-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Academia is buzzing with the idea of teaching students to think critically and creatively. This article introduces the reader to the use of the Understanding by Design 5 methodology, also known as the “Backward Design Process”. This is an approach to develop technical courses that aim to cultivate higher-order skills in students. By incorporating recommended critical thinking design features, this article provides examples and a framework for the development of new courses or the revision of current courses. A list of websites devoted to critical thinking and Understanding by Design tools is included at the end of this article for additional information.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This paper was presented at 2008 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 22–25 June 2008, Pittsburgh, PA.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/abe_eng_conf/224/
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/233
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dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Engineering Education
dc.title Teaching Critical Thinking Using Understanding By Design
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