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Critical Evaluation Critical Reading Critical Thinking James Bisset ([email protected] ) Academic Liaison Librarian (Research Support)
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Session outline - What is Critical Reading / Critical Thinking - Ecology of Resources - Cognitive bias and you, the researcher - Evaluating Research Information
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Part 1 What is... Critical Reading
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Facts vs Interpretati on
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The non-critical reader - Reads a text as a source for... - memorising facts & statements - repeating facts & statements - building a narrative around facts & statements without analysing validity , reliability or applicability
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The critical reader - Reads a text as a... - One interpretation of facts - Recognises the importance of... - what a text says - how the text evidences and portrays the subject matter
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Critical Reading “ Critical Reading involves understanding the content of a text as well as how the subject matter is developed . Critical reading takes in the facts, but goes further. “ http://www.rimt.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre/
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What is... Critical Thinking
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Critical Thinking “Critical thinking involves reflecting on the validity of what you have read in light of our prior knowledge and understanding of the world.“ http:// www.criticalreading.com/critical_reading_thinking.htm
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Much training is about directing you to the right information = searching and retrieval As postgraduate researchers you have to be critical and reflect on what you find. Be aware of your impact on your own research, and the research of others. What defines your evaluative criteria? The need to evaluate information
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Resources are interconnected and they evolve Information resources are transformed into knowledge Knowledge becomes a resource Therefore prior knowledge shapes what we go on to create Ecology of Resources
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Resources are interconnected and they evolve Information resources are transformed into knowledge Knowledge becomes a resource Therefore prior knowledge shapes what we go on to create Ecology of Resources
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In theory we can select almost any information to complete a task In practice we filter it by selecting resources we think most appropriate Motivation - affected by the learning we have already done Role of the researcher
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Role of the researcher In theory we can select almost any information to complete a task In practice we filter it by selecting resources we think most appropriate Motivation - affected by the learning we have already done
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Other factors But, filtering is done for us BEFORE we get the chance to make a judgement People Technologies Cost Skills Copyright, IP
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Other factors But, filtering is done for us BEFORE we get the chance to make a judgement People Technologies Cost Skills Copyright, IP
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Other factors But, filtering is done for us BEFORE we get the chance to make a judgement People Technologies Cost Skills Copyright, IP
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Other factors But, filtering is done for us BEFORE we get the chance to make a judgement People Technologies Cost Skills Copyright, IP
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