Resources on critical thinking skills at university


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Critical thinking

Reading critically

Critical Reading Towards Critical Writing (University of Toronto)
Gives tips on how to look for ways of thinking while you are reading. This advice is also applicable to listening critically in lectures.

Critically Analyzing Information Sources (Cornell University)
Gives an idea of questions to ask when reading. 

The Writing Process: Guidelines for Critical Reading (Hunter College) - Instructions for how to read literature/ fiction, followed by instructions for reading non-fiction such as textbooks.