Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017
Excerpts from the following critical thinking texts are used in SS1001, a course required for all incoming students.
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games. It is cross-curricular & supports science, social studies, current events, & language arts classes.
Student Resources in Context
Student Resources In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to Common Core State Standards, and presents that material in the way most useful for students.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to journals, magazines, & newspapers. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts & humanities, social sciences, and science & technology.
ProCon.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and we present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.
Provides access to full-text newspapers & allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news & searchable archives.
Need help finding a topic? Use this "Concept Map" to find topics and subtopics in a given field.
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