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CRITICAL THINKING“The ART of taking charge of your          own MIND.”
What is critical thinking?
“Critical thinking is the identificationand evaluation of evidence to guide decision making. A critical thinker uses broad...
Defining Critical Thinking
“like Leadership, it is widelyobserved and known but few         understand.”
“critical thinking isreasonable, reflective thinking that  is focused on deciding what to          believe and do.”
Characteristics of a critical thinker (accdg to                    Ennis):  Open-minded and mindful of alternatives       ...
Can well develop and defend a reasonable position        Asks appropriate clarifying questionsFormulates plausible hypothe...
Critical thinking is“active, persistent, and careful consideration of any beliefs”
1.) An attitude of being disposed to considerin a thoughtful way the problems andsubjects2.) Knowledge of the methods of l...
Critical thinking is “the ability to  judge the plausibility of specific assertions, to weigh evidence, to  assess the log...
Critical thinking is “thecareful, deliberate determination ofwhether we should accept, reject, or     suspend judgment abo...
“the art of being right.” Or“theskillful application of a repertoire of  validated general techniques fordeciding the leve...
“the intellectual disciplined process of  actively and skillfully conceptualizing  applying, analyzing, synthesizing and  ...
Critical Thinking includes a complex        combination of skills.  Among the main characteristics are           the follo...
Rationality.
SELF AWARENESS
HONEST
OPEN MINDEDNESS
DISCIPLINE
JUDGMENT
ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF CRITICAL          THINKING
DispositionCriteriaArgumentReasoningPoint of view
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  1. 1. CRITICAL THINKING“The ART of taking charge of your own MIND.”
  2. 2. What is critical thinking?
  3. 3. “Critical thinking is the identificationand evaluation of evidence to guide decision making. A critical thinker uses broad analysis of evidence to make decision and communicate his/her beliefs and accurately.”
  4. 4. Defining Critical Thinking
  5. 5. “like Leadership, it is widelyobserved and known but few understand.”
  6. 6. “critical thinking isreasonable, reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe and do.”
  7. 7. Characteristics of a critical thinker (accdg to Ennis): Open-minded and mindful of alternatives Tries to be well-informed Judges credibility of sources well Identifies conclusion, reasons, and assumption Judges well the quantity of an argument, including the acceptability of its reasons, assumptions, and evidence
  8. 8. Can well develop and defend a reasonable position Asks appropriate clarifying questionsFormulates plausible hypotheses; plans experiments well Defines terms in a way appropriate for the context Draws conclusions when warranted, but with cautionIntegrates all items in this list when deciding what to believe or do
  9. 9. Critical thinking is“active, persistent, and careful consideration of any beliefs”
  10. 10. 1.) An attitude of being disposed to considerin a thoughtful way the problems andsubjects2.) Knowledge of the methods of logicalinquiry and reasoning, and3.) skill in applying those methods. Criticalthinking calls for a persistent effort toexamine any belief or supposed form ofknowledge in the light of the evidence
  11. 11. Critical thinking is “the ability to judge the plausibility of specific assertions, to weigh evidence, to assess the logical soundness ofinterference, to construct counter- arguments and alternative hypotheses”
  12. 12. Critical thinking is “thecareful, deliberate determination ofwhether we should accept, reject, or suspend judgment about aclaim, and the degree of confidence with which we accept or reject it.”
  13. 13. “the art of being right.” Or“theskillful application of a repertoire of validated general techniques fordeciding the level of confidence you should have in a proposition in the light of the available evidence”
  14. 14. “the intellectual disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing applying, analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information gathering from, generatedby, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as guide to belief and action.”
  15. 15. Critical Thinking includes a complex combination of skills. Among the main characteristics are the following:
  16. 16. Rationality.
  17. 17. SELF AWARENESS
  18. 18. HONEST
  19. 19. OPEN MINDEDNESS
  20. 20. DISCIPLINE
  21. 21. JUDGMENT
  22. 22. ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF CRITICAL THINKING
  23. 23. DispositionCriteriaArgumentReasoningPoint of view
  24. 24. Thank you 
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