Open Your Mind: The Seven Keys to Thinking Critically

Allen & Unwin, 2004 - 228 páginas
A guide to thinking in different ways, this work serves as an opportunity to break routine and think about the world in a different way. It teaches the seven keys of critical thinking. It enables readers to change their habits, use their minds actively, gain confidence in finding diverse solutions, and invent new possibilities.

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Start with basic questions
Become an encourager
Think critically in a group
Become a catalyst
Become a poet
Become a creator
Turning the Seven Keys
Whats your critical thinking profile?
A close look at thinking critically
Our thinking is but star dust
Concluding remarks
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Página 99 - Each day a hundred thousand rout Followed the zigzag calf about ; And o'er his crooked journey went The traffic of a continent. A hundred thousand men were led By one calf near three centuries dead.
Página vi - I CELEBRATE myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
Página 99 - The years passed on in swiftness fleet, The road became a village street; And this, before men were aware, A city's crowded thoroughfare; And soon the central street was this Of a renowned metropolis; And men two centuries and a half Trod in the footsteps of that calf.
Página 58 - Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
Página vi - WHEN I read the book, the biography famous, And is this then (said I) what the author calls a man's life? And so will some one when I am dead and gone write my life? (As if any man really knew aught of my life, Why even I myself I often think know little or nothing of my real life, Only a few hints, a few diffused faint clews and indirections I seek for my own use to trace out here...
Página 77 - The great revolution in our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Página 94 - But wherefore says she not she is unjust? And wherefore say not I that I am old ? O, love's best habit is in seeming trust, And age in love loves not to have years told; Therefore I lie with her and she with me, And in our faults by lies we flatter'd be.
Página 209 - Long has paled that sunny sky: Echoes fade and memories die: Autumn frosts have slain July. Still she haunts me, phantomwise. Alice moving under skies Never seen by waking eyes. Children yet, the tale to hear, Eager eye and willing ear, Lovingly shall nestle near. In a Wonderland they lie, Dreaming as the days go by, Dreaming as the summers die: Ever drifting down the stream — Lingering in the golden gleam — Life, what is it but a dream?
Página 38 - The cause of lightning," Alice said, very decidedly, for she felt quite certain about this, "is the thunder — no, no!" she hastily corrected herself. "I meant the other way." "It's too late to correct it," said the Red Queen: "when you've once said a thing, that fixes it, and you must take the consequences.

Acerca del autor (2004)

Throughout his career Francesco Sofo has helped many people improve their capabilities. His work's focus has been on exceptional children and adults. During the past twelve years he has concentrated his energies in the field of adult education and human resource development, teaching adults to become teachers and facilitators of development within the work and life settings of others. In 1996 Francesco was admitted to the position of Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management where he is a regular speaker. He has been on the editorial board of a number of journals including the Australian Journal of Adult and Community Education. His current position is Head, Human Resource Development Program at the University of Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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