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Critical Thinking: In the Classroom

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Many students already possess the necessary critical thinking skills in order to problem solve; when you complete written assignments, course projects, problem sets, and tests or quizzes you are indirectly deriving your responses by apply the 5 Critical Thinking skills below:

  1. Identify the Problem.
  2. Analyze the problem, look at it from different angles.
  3. Brainstorm and come up with several possible solutions.
  4. Decide which solution fits the situation best.
  5. Take action.

These critical thinking steps to problem solving will lead to a higher level of self-confidence, strength, adaptability, and self-worth, which broadens life experiences and hindsight to overcome challenges in the future.

Think About This

Your instructor asks you to compare and contrast the artistic works of Pablo Picasso and Guy Laramee. It's a pretty safe bet that you will not find one single scholarly article that covers exactly what you need. So what do you do?


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