We live in a knowledge based society, and the more critical you think the better your knowledge will be. Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.
Critical Thinking will lead to being a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce your prejudice and bias which will provide you a better understanding of your environment. This workshop will provide you the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career, and provide a great skill in your everyday life.
Before we begin with the main points of this course, however, we first need to complete some activities to help focus and maximize our learning experience. In Module One, we’re going to cover topics such as basic housekeeping, parking lot, workshop objectives and action plans and evaluation. So, let’s get started.
Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly.
Key concepts covered include:
• Understand the components of critical thinking
• Utilize non-linear thinking
• Use logical thinking
• Recognize what it means to be a critical thinker
• Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
• Identify the benefits of critical thinking
• Revise perspective, when necessary
• Comprehend problem solving abilities