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ADOPTING LIFELONG LEARNING
Increases as you try to keep commitments to yourself.
The result of how I do something.
Place critical thinking high on the list of skills they want their students to master.
Quality of our lives
Greatly affected by our ability to construct and analyze persuasive arguments.
The Wise Choices Process
A very powerful example of critical thinking because it provides a way to identify options, look at likely outcomes, and choose options wisely.
Answers: How do you know? Is there support for this? Facts? Data? Stories?
Answers: Why? Why should the audience of the argument think or do something?
Answers: What? What does the persuader want the hearer to think or do?
Purpose of asking probing questions?
To expose conclusions built on faulty evidence and/or logic
Requires a lot of courage.
The foundation of integrity.
The result of what I do.
Using your preferred way of learning:
Is more pleasurable than using less preferred ways of learning.
Requires less effort than using less preferred ways of learning.
Is usually more successful than using less preferred ways of learning
Two essential critical thinking skills
Construct a logical argument.
Ask probing questions.
Benefit from time to reflect on what they are learning.
Benefit from an opportunity to relate personally with their instructors and classmates.
Benefit from the freedom to work independently and let their imaginations run free.
Benefit from the opportunity to dive right in and do the work.
States the most important idea you want to convey to your audience.
Persuasive & Informative
The two most common kinds of writing in college courses