Definition of critical thinking in English:

critical thinking

noun

  • The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.

    ‘professors often find it difficult to encourage critical thinking amongst their students’
    • ‘Writing is said to aid critical thinking.’
    • ‘The new curriculum is expected to value skills such as critical thinking, working with others, communication and information processing.’
    • ‘Overuse of this technology may inhibit rather than promote critical thinking in our students.’
    • ‘During their time with us, I hope our graduates will have sharpened their capacity for critical thinking and their sense of social responsibility.’
    • ‘Central to teaching children critical thinking is getting them to ask questions.’
    • ‘The further up the hierarchy students move, the more critical thinking they do.’
    • ‘I teach several graduate level courses that deal with broadly defined concepts like leadership, teaching and learning, and critical thinking.’
    • ‘Why should we be concerned about critical thinking skills in our classrooms?’
    • ‘Teaching bolsters her own critical thinking skills, too.’
    • ‘By integrating critical thinking within the discipline of genetics, students may become more informed decision makers within the context of biotechnology.’
    • ‘Putting students in groups and letting them speculate about the missing information can promote critical thinking.’
    • ‘The gist of his presentation was how important a good education and critical thinking are.’
    • ‘If traditional subjects are taught properly, there should be no need for a separate course in critical thinking.’