REFLECTION ONPROGRESS: “Start off on The Right Foot ” Roza by Rasha Anthony Magda “Well begun is half done”(Aristotle) “A thoughtful plan addressing critical issues makes any project easier and produces better results”
A: “Critical Thinkers” distinguish between fact and opinion; ask questions; make detailed observation; uncover assumptions and define their terms and make assertions based on sound logic and solid evidences Ellis, D (1997) Becoming a Master Student Q: SOWHAT DOES IT BRING TO THE TABLE?
HARVESTINGTHEFRUITOFPROGRESS Difficult to Reach Fruit Reflection Middle Fruit Critical Thinking Degree Of Complexity Low Hanging Fruit Problem Solving, Decision Making Ground Fruit Logic & Intuition
BUT WHYARE WE DOINGTHIS ? Critical thinking helps us to uncover bias, it is a path to freedom form half-truths, prejudice & deception. It creates thewillingnessto change one’s point of views as we continue to examine & re-examineideas that may seem obvious (Ellis, 1997) Critical Thinking is an intellectual skill that can (must) be learned and IMPROVED