Increasingly, in both academia and the professional world, 'thinking skills' are seen as essential. But what are they? Thinking skills is a general term that refers to a number of interrelated skills, such as the ability to think objectively, to think logically, and to think creatively.
However, perhaps the most relevant thinking skill for university-level study is the ability to construct and present an academic 'argument'. The advice on argumentation is comprehensive and explains this in more detail. It also includes examples of 'sound' and 'unsound' argument, and takes you through some of the most common 'flaws' in argument.