Definition of Critical Thinking
The first reading contained the following definition of critical thinking:
According to Critical Thinking as Defined by the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking(http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/defining-critical-thinking/766), “Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or communication, as a guide to belief and action” (Critical Thinking.org).
This definition uses words with which you may be unfamiliar.
First, write the definitions for the following words:
Second, re-write the definition of critical thinking in your own words and give an example of a time when you applied this type of thinking in your own life.
Include citations as needed and write in first person.
|Grading Criteria Assignments||Maximum Points|
|Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria||40|
|Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts||20|
|Clearly present well-reasoned ideas and concepts||30|
|Mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling that affects clarity, and citation of sources as needed||10|