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Online Teaching Strategies: Critical Thinking

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Discussion, Consider the following scenario: You have been asked to develop a 4-week online course for beginning graduate students in which they learn to critically evaluate research journal articles. Reflect on online teaching strategies that might facilitate critical thinking in this 4-week course. Consider how you might introduce the online library in the first week of class. Think about what strategies you might use to encourage your students' critical thinking skills in their evaluation of peer-reviewed psychology journals.

Explanation of one online teaching strategy you might use to encourage your students' critical thinking skills in the first week of class through the use of the online library. Then explain how the strategy you selected facilitates the development of critical thinking skills.

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Graduate students will be conducting a great deal of research throughout their academic career, so it is important to provide them with a solid foundation related to research strategies that will prove beneficial over the long run. As researching online is vastly different than the historical and traditional method of conducting research in a physical library, it is important to cover online ...