Critical Thinking Resource Center Part 1
Part 1: Introductionâ€”sources used.
To add to and amplify the discussion of the topics in my lectures, I have collected together a number of links video and audio recordings of various lectures, interviews, and news reports. These I gathered from a variety of sources, but I found several sites especially and I wish to acknowledge them. These include:
- Khan Academy: this online, free university has video lectures from superstar teachers on a variety of academic subjects.
- Open Yale Courses: Yale University has a variety of introductory classes taught by their faculty and available free on line.
- Missouri State University: MSU has a number of classroom lectures available for general viewing, including lectures by their law school professors.
- Frontline: this longstanding PBS program investigates various timely topics. Most of its past episodes are archived and downloadable from its website.
- Penn & Teller: for 8 years, magicians Penn and Teller did a show on Showtime called “Bullshit!”, which examined various issues, from a libertarian and skeptical point of view. Warning: these episodes are loaded with coarse languageâ€¦
- GoCognitive.net: a website containing free educational tools for cognitive neuroscience.
- Fayetteville State College courses.
- TeachPhilosophy is a series of short videos on various topics in philosophy.
- CriticalThinkerAcademy.com is Kevin deLaplante’s lectures on critical thinking.
- Fast Philosophy 01 is a series of lectures on logic by Matthew Hurst.
- Carneades.org is a website featuring videos on logic and philosophy.
- Critical Thinking, Logic and Argumentation (ReasonIO) is a YouTube channel of lectures by Prof. Greg Sadler.
- Wireless Philosophy is a website of videos on various topics in logic and philosophy by a variety of contributors.
- Academy of Ideas is a site with video lectures on a variety of philosophical topics.
- ETSU Online: East Tennessee State University offers a variety of instructional videos.
- The Eyes of Nye: was a 1995 TV series with Bill Nye exploring various topics in science.
- Statistics Learning Center is a site with video lecture on statistics based in New Zealand.
- Mometrix Academy is a site containing free test-prep videos for a large variety of standardized tests.
- Online Philosophy! Is a site with videos on various philosophical topics.