A Symposium at the Faculty of Education Discusses Trends of Teaching and Learning Thinking Skills: Incorporating Thinking Skills into the Study Content
Faculty of Education/ Information Section … The Department of Quran Science and Islamic Education at the Faculty of Education/ Kufa University has organized a symposium that discussed the trends of teaching and learning thinking skills, integrating thinking skills into the study content. It was attended by a number of lecturers. Dr. Ithar Al-Mayahi, a lecturer at the faculty, delivered a lecture in which she showed the linguistic and idiomatic meaning of thinking and the Quranic verses that refer to it. Also, Al-Mayahi discussed teaching thinking as a skill, characteristics and features of thinking skills and the theories and strategies appropriate for developing and teaching thinking as well as trends of teaching and learning skills of thinking, the direct, indirect and incorporated directions. Via an illustrative diagram, she explained the classifications of thinking skills as well.