MA Art & Design
Researching contexts for Art and Design practice
Cultural theory + contextual studies + visual culture
On technique, trust and responsibilities in the classroom.
The purpose of critical thinking
a) to identify and challenge assumptions,
b) to become contextually aware,
c) to imagine and explore alternatives and
d) to engage in reflective scepticism.
The aim of critical thinking
The teaching of thinking should produce critical and creative disposition that enables a person to transcend biases, evaluate situations and ideas objectively and create habits of mind that extend beyond academics to life experience in general.
Strategies for critical thinking