hum114c | undergraduate
Critical Thinking And Creative Problem Solving
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Critical Reading, Listening, and Viewing
- Clarify the importance of making distinctions on critical evaluation.
- Compare strategies for critical reading, listening, and viewing.
- Describe how to express problems and issues.
- Distinguish problems from issues.
- Apply creativity to problems and issues.
- Identify techniques to regain curiosity.
- Explain key elements for producing ideas.
Review of Basic Math, Part 2
Exponents and Order of Operations
- Real Numbers and the Number Line
Problem Solving Processes
- Identify sources of information when investigating a problem or issue.
- Compare the steps in refining solutions to a problem and in the resolutions of issues.
Review of Basic Math, Part 3
- Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
- Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
Understanding the Role of Criticism
- Identify approaches to refine a solution to a problem.
- Apply strategies to foster criticism in problem solving.
Argument Analysis and Evaluation
- Differentiate among the errors affecting truth and validity.
- Summarize the steps to evaluate arguments.
Review of Basic Math, Part 4
- Properties of Real Numbers.
- Simplifying and Writing Algebraic Expressions.
Communicating Your Ideas
- Explain techniques to present ideas and to persuade others effectively.
- Recognize approaches to effective writing and speaking.
- Final review of basic math.
Developing and Establishing a Foundation for Thinking
- Recognize the importance of building a foundation for critical and creative thinking.
- Identify strategies to develop and improve your thinking.
- Explain the basis of judgment when addressing moral questions and dilemmas.
Accuracy of Perception and Understanding
- Explain the steps for becoming an individual.
- Identify habits that hinder thinking.
- Compare alternatives for overcoming habits that hinder thinking.
Review of Basic Math, Part 1
- Numbers, Variables, and Expressions
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