The aim of this activity is to clarify the difference between descriptive and analytical writing and emphasise the importance of research-based argument. Participants engage in an interactive 3-stage exercise that interrogates a (visual) text in order to generate a piece of academic writing.
Activity time: 1 hour
Types of media: Handout/s, Slides, PowerPoint File
• Identify what critical thinking is • Apply critical thinking • Recall questions to ask of source material to aid critical thinking, reading and writing • Interpret and analyse subject information
Activity time: 10 Minutes
Types of media: Handout/s, Interactive Learning Object