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The Role of Innovative Educational Systems in Developing Critical Thinking Skills By Ben Teeuwen
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Critical Thinking Skills (CTS) are crucial to possess in a democratic society, for example when confronted with propaganda in politics or conflicting theories in science. CTS are defined as being... More > composed of 1) cognitive skills as interpretation, analysis and evaluation and 2) affective dispositions as inquisitiveness and open-mindedness. Development is fostered through grammar, logic and rhetoric as well as practice through in depth reading of complex books. Facilitating creative and practical abilities is said to strengthen CTS. Problems encountered in innovative learning environments and various other criticisms suggest that education has a degrading role in developing CTS, but no valid and reliable evidence is found which substantiates this claim.< Less
The Role of Innovative Educational Systems in Developing Critical Thinking Skills By Ben Teeuwen
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Critical Thinking Skills (CTS) are crucial to possess in a democratic society, for example when confronted with propaganda in politics or conflicting theories in science. CTS are defined as being... More > composed of 1) cognitive skills as interpretation, analysis and evaluation and 2) affective dispositions as inquisitiveness and open-mindedness. Development is fostered through grammar, logic and rhetoric as well as practice through in depth reading of complex books. Facilitating creative and practical abilities is said to strengthen CTS. Problems encountered in innovative learning environments and various other criticisms suggest that education has a degrading role in developing CTS, but no valid and reliable evidence is found which substantiates this claim.< Less
Cultural Analysis Vol. 7: Memory By Cultural Analysis
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Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes... More > notes, reviews, and responses. In this issue: Ihab Saloul Maastricht University, The Netherlands "Performative Narrativity": Palestinian Identity and the Performance of Catastrophe Timothy R. Tangherlini University of California, Los Angeles, USA "Where was I?": Personal Experience Narrative, Crystallization and Some Thoughts on Tradition Memory Sara Reith The University of Aberdeen, Scotland Through the "Eye of the Skull": Memory and Tradition in a Traveling Landscape Guy Beiner Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In Anticipation of a Post-Memory Boom Syndrome< Less
Cultural Analysis Vol. 7: Memory By Cultural Analysis
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Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes... More > notes, reviews, and responses. In this issue: Ihab Saloul Maastricht University, The Netherlands "Performative Narrativity": Palestinian Identity and the Performance of Catastrophe Timothy R. Tangherlini University of California, Los Angeles, USA "Where was I?": Personal Experience Narrative, Crystallization and Some Thoughts on Tradition Memory Sara Reith The University of Aberdeen, Scotland Through the "Eye of the Skull": Memory and Tradition in a Traveling Landscape Guy Beiner Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In Anticipation of a Post-Memory Boom Syndrome< Less
Governance of Health Care Innovation By Maria Teresa Brancaccio
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This is the second collection of papers written by participants in the honours programme “Governance of Health Care Innovation” at Maastricht University. These papers cover a wide array... More > of research issues from the fresh perspective of recent graduates. Their narrative excursions introduce us to controversies and dilemmas in the governance of innovations in cardiac and orthopaedic surgery, neurorehabilitation, neuropsychiatric classification, genetic testing and manipulation, reproductive technologies, and the doctor-patient relationship.< Less
The Sociability of Free Software: A GNU Look at Free Software Identified Businesses as Social Entrepreneurships By Ann Barcomb
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Do companies which adhere to a Free Software philosophy have business practices in common with the Open Source companies with which they are often grouped, or do they have more in common with social... More > entrepreneurships? This research addresses the gap in the literature surrounding companies which identify with the values of the Free Software movement. The research is based on seven case studies and focuses on smaller companies rather than well-known Open Source firms. The contents of this book were previously published as a master's thesis for the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. A free electronic version of this paper is also available at http://ann.barcomb.org< Less
Governance of Health Care Innovation. Excursions into Politics, Science and Citizenship. By Klasien Horstman et al.
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This book contains finalist papers from two consecutive cohorts in the "Governance of Health Care Innovation" honours programme at Maastricht University. They cover a diversity of... More > fascinating research issues from a fresh, ‘new graduate’ perspective. Framed in a narrative methodology, these individual excursions take us on a whirlwind tour through governance controversies in such areas as invention, legislation, vaccination, marketization, coordination or standardization in Public Health. Along the way we encounter conundrums surrounding cold chambers, steamveins, e-health, telemedicine, sex selection, drug and rice patenting, nano-particles, mental health outsourcing, clinical pricing and genetic insurance from the EU heartland to Brazil, South Africa and Asia.< Less

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