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Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 352 Vendor: Jossey-Bass Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 6.0 X 9.0 (inches) ISBN: 1555426298 ISBN-13: 9781555426293 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
How do students learn to reason and think about complex issues? This book fills a critical gap in our understanding of a long-neglected facet of the critical thinking process: reflective judgment. Drawing on extensive cross-sectional and longitudinal research, King and Kitchener detail the series of stages that lay the foundation for reflective thinking, and they trace the development of reflective judgment through adolescence and adulthood.
The authors also describe the implications of the Reflective Judgment Model for working with students in the classroom and beyond--encouraging educators to think differently about interactions with their students and to create ways of more effectively promoting the ability to make reflective judgments.
PATRICIA M. KING is associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Bowling Green State University. KAREN STROHM KITCHENER is a professor in the College of Education and the director of the counseling psychology program at the University of Denver.