JABATAN ASAS PENDIDIKAN (PPG-UPM) FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA Rancangan Pengajaran Mingguan PROGRAM BACELOR PENDIDIKAN DENGAN KEPUJIAN (PENDIDIKAN SEKOLAH RENDAH) AMBILAN MAC 2011 SEMESTER PERTAMA SESI 2011/2012 Nama Kursus Title of Course : CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING Kod Kursus Course Code : BBI 3436 Kredit Credit : 3 (2+1) Penyelaras/Pensyarah Coordinator/Lecturer : TENKU MAZUWANA BINTI T. MANSOR KUMPULAN 1 Semester : 1 (SESSION 2012/2013) Tempat dan Masa Kuliah Venue and Time : FACE TO FACE 1 SEPTEMBER 2012 (1) 6 OCTOBER 2012 (2) 17 NOVEMBER 2012 (3) 8 DECEMBER 2012 (4) (5.00-7.00PM) Objektif Kursus Course Objectives : By the end of the course, students are able to: 1. Analyse selected texts using appropriate critical and creative thinking strategies (C4) 2. Critically discuss issues raised in selected texts and tasks (A4) 3. Propose solutions to problems using critical and Creative thinking strategies (P3) 4. Make decisions based on credible evidence (CTPS, EM) KANDUNGAN (CONTENTS) MINGGU/ WEEK TAJUK KULIAH/TUTORIAL/AMALI TOPICS (LECTURE) BACAAN/AKTIVITI READING / ACTIVITIES 1 Face to Face session 1 Identifying and recognising thinking strategies and thinking tools 2 Differentiating critical and creative thinking strategies 10-16 September 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 3 and Lecture Notes 3 Identifying meaning and tone 17-23 September 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 8 4 Distinguishing facts from opinions 5 Face to Face session 2 Distribute tasks for Minor Assignment (15%) 24-30 September 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 7 6 October 2012 1-7 October 2012 6 Establishing point of views, inferences and assumptions 7 Identifying and establishing arguments, distinguishing inductive and deductive reasoning, prescriptive versus descriptive arguments critically and creatively 8 REVISION FOR MID-SEMESTER EXAM 9 MID-SEMESTER EXAM Questioning and problem solving (Submission date for Minor Assignment) 1 September 2012 3-9 September 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 3 8-14 October 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 6 15-21 October 2012 Lecture Notes: ArgumentsPractice Submission of Minor Assignment-15-19 October 2012 22-28 October 2012 3-4 NOVEMBER 2012 29 October – 4 November 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 5 10 Understanding what you read: A Review Distribute tasks for Major Assignment (25%) 11 Assessing evaluating arguments and fallacies Face to Face 3 12 Evaluating evidence 13 14 5-11 November 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 2 12-18 November 2012 29 October – 4 November 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 9 17 November 2012 12-18 November 2012 Chapter 4 Submission Date for Major Assignment: Face to Face 4 (8 December 2012) 26 November – 2 December 2012 Pirozzi et.al Chapter 1 Establishing and recognising thinking and reading connection REVIEW FINAL EXAM 29-30 DECEMBER 2012 *This is only a guide. PENILAIAN/ EVALUATION Minor Assignment Mid-Semester Test 15% 30% Major Assignment 25% Final Examination 30% _____________________________________________ Jumlah/Total: 100% _____________________________________________ MINOR ASSIGNMENT: (15%) You will be given ONE assignment to work on. The question will be given to you during Week 7. You are required to hand in the assignment in Week 9. MID-SEMESTER TEST: (30%) Section A: MCQ questions Section B: T/F Section C: Read the selection below and then answer the questions that follow. Section D: Write the definitions of the phrases given below. MAJOR ASSIGNMENT: (25%) Pair or group work. FINAL EXAM: (30%) Section A: MCQ Questions Section B: Short Answer Questions Section C: Read the selection below and then answer the following questions. IMPORTANT REMINDERS Please refer to handout on course descriptions and expectations for ALL important dates and reminders. RUJUKAN : 1. Barnet, S., & Bedau, H. (2004). Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing: A Brief Guide to Arguments. (5th Edition). New York: Bedford/ St Martin’s Press. 2. Gardner, P. S. (2005). New Directions: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 3. Pirozzi, R., Starks-Martin, G., & Dziewisz, J. (2012). Critical Reading Critical Thinking:Focusing on Contemporary Issues. London: Longman. Rasool, J., Banks, C., & McCarthy M. J. (2002). Critical Thinking: Reading and Writing in a Diverse World (2nd Edition). Boston: Thomson Wadsworth. 4. 5. Montgomery, T. & Rainey, M. C. (2008). Connections: Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking. London: Longman.