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Developing critical thinking through critical reading in the literature classroom

Mohd Asraf, Ratnawati and Muhamad, Ainon Jariah and Supian, Nadya (2017) Developing critical thinking through critical reading in the literature classroom. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5). pp. 5004-5006. ISSN 1936-6612 E-ISSN 1936-7317

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Abstract

Islam places strong emphasis for Muslims to seek for knowledge and for them to think and reflect. This paper discusses the importance of seeking knowledge in Islam and the importance of critical thinking in the quest for knowledge. It also discusses the critical and analytical thinking ability of Malaysian students and graduates, and the need to teach critical thinking in Malaysian schools. Further, it proposes that critical thinking be taught through critical reading and how this would best be achieved in the Literature classroom. © 2017 American Scientific Publishers All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 792/62813
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical reading; Critical thinking; Higher order thinking skills; Literature
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Ratnawati Mohd Asraf
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 09:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/62813

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