This workshop helps you understand the importance of critical thinking and problem solving skills for students at higher education. It will help you enhance your lessons with strategies to incorporate critical thinking into your lesson plans.
At the end of programme, participants will be able to:
- Apply the knowledge of brain development and gender differences to improve student learning in the classroom
- Design lesson plans that incorporate critical thinking skills
- Apply critical thinking skills in solving problems
Who May Attend
For lecturers, teachers, trainers and administrators in education institutions who are directly or indirectly involved in the teaching and learning environment.
|Section 1||How does your brain work?|
|Section 2||The psychosocial theory of development and how it relates to brain development|
|Section 3||Gender differences|
|Section 4||What is critical thinking|
|Section 5||Incorporating critical thinking into lesson plans|
|Section 6||Thinking: the foundation of critical and creative learning in the classroom|
|Section 7||Strategies for teaching critical thinking
Dr Choy Siew Chee has over 25 years of experience teaching College-level students in Malaysia and USA. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Biology, a Masters in Education (Guidance Counseling & Science Education) from Campbell University, USA, and a PhD in Education Psychology from the University of Exeter, UK.
Dr Choy currently heads the Perak Campus of TAR University College. She is a key facilitator and trainer on Teacher Development Workshops organised by TAR University College. Her research interests are on students’ perceptions and attitudes towards learning. She is a regular contributor of articles to international educational journals. Dr Choy has co-authored a book on Exploring Professional Development for Educators and has also presented numerous papers at education seminars and International Conferences.