Peter Facione, PhD is Keynote Speaker

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Peter Facione, PhD is the Keynote Speaker at the 9th Annual Critical Thinking and Innovative Education Conference

Facione will speak at the 9th Annual Critical Thinking and Innovative Education Conference, held on July 23 – 24th, 2019 in Beijing, China.   The conference is being hosted by Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China.  Facione was invited by Prof Sun Youzhong, a leader in Critical Thinking education in China.

Slide showing Assessing Critical thinking (in English and Chinese)

Facione’s topic will be “Assessing and Teaching Critical Thinking.”  His presentation will include a discussion of the definition of Critical Thinking, the importance of assessment and tips for effectively teaching Critical Thinking.  For more about the presentation

Facione is the author of high school and college student assessments that are currently being used in China.  The translations of his seminal paper, “Critical Thinking: What it is and Why it Counts” and the Holistic Critical Thinking Scoring Rubric are widely studied, globally. 

Peter Facione, PhD—Advancing Thinking Worldwide

The Founder and Senior Researcher at Insight Assessment, the provider of critical thinking assessments and development programs for more than 30 years.  Facione has advanced thinking worldwide through the design of the California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST) and California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI) family of assessment products used globally in numerous industries as well as academic and government organizations. As a principal at Measured Reasons LLC, a consulting firm supporting excellence in strategic thinking and leadership decision-making, he leads workshops, executive coaching sessions and speaks at conferences and conventions.  A former Provost and Dean, Facione is the author of numerous papers, including “Critical Thinking: What it is and Why It Counts” and coauthor of two books, Think Critically (Pearson, 2016) and Thinking and Reasoning in Human Decision Making (The California Academic Press, 2007)

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