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Critical Thinking In Everyday Life

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Students learn how to think critically, focusing on developing the necessary tools and skills to analyze problems, make decisions, and formulate well-supported points of view on key academic, social, and professional issues.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Critical Thinking

    • Define critical thinking.
    • Assess your level of critical thinking.

    Points of View

    • Identify conflicting points of view.
    • Describe how standards for thinking are used in various points of view.

    The Role of Questions in Critical Thinking

    • Identify three categories of questions.
    • Define Socratic questioning.
    • Apply Socratic questioning as a way to gain additional information about different points of view.

    Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

    • Identify four keys to logical decision-making.
    • Develop alternative solutions using sound decision-making and problem-solving skills.
    • Identify the forms of irrational problem-solving.
    • Evaluate alternative solutions and their effectiveness.

    Reflect on Critical Thinking Concepts

    • Explain the components of strategic thinking.
    • Assess the effect egocentrism and sociocentrism have on critical thinking.
    • List strategies for ongoing development of critical thinking skills.
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