Using Argument Mapping to Improve Critical Thinking Skills

  • Tim van Gelder


The centrality of critical thinking (CT) as a goal of higher education is uncontroversial. In a recent high-profile book, Academically Adrift, Arum and Roksa report that “99 percent of college faculty say that developing students’ ability to think critically is a ‘very important’ or ‘essential’ goal of undergraduate education” (2011, 35), citing (HERI 2009).


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