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  • Barnet, S. & Bedau, H. (2011). From critical thinking to argument: A portable guide. Boston, Mass.: Bedford/St. Martins. (UL PE1431 .B367 2011)
  • Brookfield, S. D. (2012). Teaching for critical thinking: Tools and techniques to help students question their assumptions.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (UL BF441 .B79155 2012)
  • Chaffee, J., McMahon, C. & Stout, B. (2012). Critical thinking, thoughtful writing: A rhetoric with readings. Boston, Mass.: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. (UL PE1408 .C3955 2012)
  • Connelly, M. (2015). The sundance reader,7th Ed. Stamford, Connecticut: Cengage Learning. (UL PE1417 .S87 2015)
  • Cottrell, S. (2011). Critical thinking skills: Developing effective analysis and argument.Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.(UL BF441.C68 2011)
  • Deane, M. & Borg, E. (2011). Critical thinking and analysis. Harlow, Essex; New York: Pearson Longman.(UL BF441 .D387 2011)
  • DiYanni, R. (2015) The Pearson guide to critical and creative thinking.Boston: Pearson. (UL BF441 .D59 2015)
  • Freeley A.J., & Steinberg D.L. (2014). Argumentation and debate: Critical thinking for reasoned decision making. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. (UL PN4181.F68 2014)
  • Jackson, D. & Newberry, P. (2012). Critical thinking: A user's manual. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.(UL BF441 .J33 2012)
  • Lau, J. Y. F. (2011). ). An introduction to critical thinking and creativity: Think more, think better.Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. (NA B809.2 .L38 2011)
  • Mauk, J., & Metz, J. (2016). Inventing arguments,4th Ed.  Boston, Massachusetts: Cengage Learning.(UC BC177 .M38 2016)
  • McMillan, K. (2013) How to improve your critical thinking & reflective skills. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. (NA BC177 .M42 2013)
  • Merrilee, H. S. (2013). Introduction to logic and critical thinking. Boston, Mass.: Wadsworth. (NA BC71 .S25 2013)
  • Moore, B. N. & Parker, R. (2012). Critical thinking. New York: McGraw-Hill.(CC General Education / NA / UC General Education B105.T54 M66 2012)
  • Paul, R. & Elder, L. (2012). Critical thinking: Tools for taking charge of your learning and your life.Boston: Pearson.(NA B809.2 .P38 2012)
  • Rainbolt, G. W. & Dwyer, S. L. (2012). Critical thinking: The art of argument.Boston, Mass.: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. (NA BC177 .R324 2012)
  • Rosalinda, A.L. (2013) Critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment: A practical approach. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders. (UL WY100.1 .A54 2013)
  • Rottenberg, A. T. (2015). Elements of argument: A text and reader, 11th Ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s.(UL PE1431 .R68 2015)
  • Ruggerio, V. R. (2015). Becoming a critical thinker.Stamford, Connecticut: Cengage Learning. (UL BF455 .R829 2015)
  • Tittle, P. (2011). Critical thinking: An appeal to reason.New York: Routledge. (NA BC177 .T536 2011)
  • Wallace, M., & Wray, A. (2016). Critical reading and writing for postgraduates, 3rd Ed. Los Angeles: SAGE.(CC LB2395.3 .W35 2016)
  • Watson, J. C. & Arp, R. (2011). Critical thinking: An introduction to reasoning well. London; New York: Continuum.(NA BC177 .A775 2011)


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