October 2020
ISSN 2148-7278
Volume: 6 Number: 2


Global and Lokal Distance Education - GLOKALde April 2015, ISSN 2148-7278
Volume: 1 Number: 2, Article 6

THE THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES AND
CRITICAL THINKING

Paula J. ZOBISCH, Ph.D.
Donald G. PLATINE, Ed.D.
Forbes School of Business, Ashford University
8620 Spectrum Center Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123, USA

Andree SWANSON, Ed.D.
Forbes School of Business, Ashford University
1515 Arapahoe, Denver, CO 80202, USA

ABSTRACT

Educators believe that in order to thrive in the 21st century and the Information Age, individuals must ask questions, challenge assumptions, invent new ways of solving problems, connect new knowledge to information already known, and apply their knowledge and reasoning skills in new situations.

Individuals must develop critical thinking skills. Using techniques based on Gardner’s (1983, 1993a) theory of multiple intelligences has been shown to increase student critical thinking skills

Searh GLOKALde


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