Critical Approaches to Reading, Writing and Thinking by BEITMAN VIVIAN R, BAKER SHADRICSkip to content. Skip to navigation. Critical reading is an important precursor to critical writing. This Study Guide explains why critical reading is important, and gives some ideas about how you might become a more critical reader. Other Study Guides you may find useful are What is critical writing? Using paragraphs and The art of editing.
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Critical Approaches to Reading, Writing and Thinking
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Magazine article English Drama Media. During recent years a growing number of university teachers of English literature have found themselves inviting their students to engage with texts through varieties of re-creative writing. To their repertoire of assessment and class activity they have added practices of imitation, re-centring, parody, shift of tense, focus or point of view, the translation from one genre to another. Of course, anyone from HE who proposes to commend such techniques to an audience drawn from schools and colleges should do so with humility. We must acknowledge that such approaches have a history in secondary education going at least back to the late s, even if in recent years the tradition has like water in limestone country flowed to a large extent underground to emerge many miles from its source. I'll be taking as my main example a second level option module devised within the Teesside BA English Studies degree ten years ago. In adding this module to the programme, the course team was taking advantage of the relative freedom enjoyed in universities for curriculum experiment.