What are some of the things will do or already have started doing to help practice your critical thinking skills? How has this practice changed your thinking over these nine weeks?
I think what is important to remember is that much like our own egocentric thinking, there are reasons behind it and we should be open minded and be empathetic. Knowing what you know now, are there people in your past (or even present) that fit this description? Does knowing this change the way you view your interactions with them and how you could deal with them moving forward? Why?
This video reviews six skills of critical thinking.
Watch “Components of Critical Thinking: Evaluation,” (1 min. 39 sec.) located on this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings page.
Think about the following question as you watch the video:
Dwight Dewerth-Pallmeyer, (2006). Components of Critical Thinking: Evaluation (01:39) [Video file]. Films on Demand.
· What skill or skills covered in this video can help you as you work on becoming a more advanced thinker?