Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on Applied Social Science Research

Critical Thinking as a Key Competency

Authors
Dana Petranová, Monika Hossová
Corresponding Author
Dana Petranová
Available Online August 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.69How to use a DOI?
Keywords
critical thinking, media literacy, media education, new media, teaching methods
Abstract
This paper focuses on the key competency of critical thinking and the perception of this competency as a basic building block of media literacy. It operates with the terms media education, media literacy, critical thinking and new media. It also covers the inclusion of media education in international documents. It focuses on the role of new media in the process of building critical thinking competency and on technical methods that reinforce this competency. The aim of the paper is to emphasize the urgent need to form the critical thinking competency and analyse the possibilities of raising the media literacy and critical thinking by implementing new media and communication technologies into teaching. The paper analyses also the possibilities of using the activating methods in the teaching process.
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Proceedings
3d International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR 2015)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
August 2016
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978-94-6252-148-3
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.69How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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