Critical Thinking Web Pages
Foundation for Critical Thinking. (2005). The Critical Thinking Community.
Items of interest include critical thinking resources, professional development and forums.
Variety of definitions of critical thinking, as represented in the literature.
Provides links to projects, definitions, core concepts, PowerPoint presentations and activities.
Think-L. (1998). Think-L
Discussion List. Retrieved
Information on subscribing to the Think-L critical thinking discussion list.
Van Gelder, T. (2005). Critical
Thinking on the Web. Retrieved
Extensive webliography of critical thinking web sites, categories and articles of interest.
Blalock, G., & Nagelhout, E.
(1997). LALAC: Language and Learning
across the Curriculum. Retrieved
An initiative of the Christopher Newport University Writing Across the Curriculum Committee, this website contains information for various disciplines, activities, and an extensive list of full-text articles.
NCTE Committee on Language and Learning Across the
Curriculum. (1997). LALAC Bibliography.
Extensive bibliography containing over 300 entries for writing across the curriculum.
Sands, P. (nd). Writing Across the Curriculum Bibliographies.
Annotated bibliography of writing across the disciplines.
WAC Clearinghouse. (2005). Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse. Retrieved
Designed for those who use writing in their coursework, the WAC Clearinghouse provides links to bibliographies, research, conferences, and teaching exchange of ideas. This site also includes information on faculty development, program development, and curricular planning in specific areas.
The WAC Clearinghouse also sponsors several online journals related to WAC.
Academic Writing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Communication Across the Curriculum
Language and Learning across the Disciplines http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/archives.cfm?showatdarchives=llad
Across the Disciplines: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language, Learning and Academic Writing http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/
The two journals listed above merged in 2004 to Across the Disciplines. The current issue of the new journal and the back issues of all three are available online.
The WAC Journal http://wac.colostate.edu/journal/
The current and back issues are available online.
Also making this site quite valuable are electronic books available for download without charge.
Bazerman, C. (2005). Reference Guide to Writing across the Curriculum. West
: Parlor P and WAC Clearinghouse. Lafayette, IN
Fulwiler, T., & Young, A. (1982). Language Connections: Writing and
Across the Curriculum. Reading : NCTE. Urbana, IL
McLeod, S.H., & Soven, M. (1992). Writing across the Curriculum: A Guide to Developing Programs.
: Sage. Newbury Park, CA
Young, A. (1999). Teaching
Writing Across the Curriculum. Retrieved
Companion web page to the 3rd edition of the textbook Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum. PDF format of the book provided.
Strategies for professors to use to develop critical thinking/reading activities.
Topics include hints for general reading and reading literature.
Kurland, D. (2002). Strategies
Links for critical reading, writing, and thinking.
Dos and Doníts for improving reading skills.
Procter, M. (2005). Critical
Tips for critical reading, including definitions, how to look for ways of thinking, and tips on reading in a critical manner.