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Chapter 4: Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking


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Chapter 4: Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking

  1. 1. Mirnell D. Gonzalez02/24/12Chapter 4-Critical, Creative, and Practical Thinking (Attempt 1) 1. Why is it important to ask and answer questions? - Like the book says, asking and answering questions helps you focus more on your thinking. Also, when you ask and answer questions helps you with your thinking and learning. In other words, you are thinking and learning at the same time. Asking and answering questions will help you change information into a material that can be useful to help you achieve your goals. 2. What are the different ways to question effectively? Give an example of each! - These are: Know why you question. For example: by defining your purpose. Want to question. For example: been motivated by seeking information related to goal achievement. Question in different ways. For example: Analytically, Creatively, and Practically. 3. What are the three types of thinking skills and how can you enrich these skills? - The three types of thinking skills are; analytical, creative, and practical. The better way to enrich these skills is by making it an everyday skill. In other words, by using them everyday your practicing how these three skills work and it will help you to understand them better and work with them better. 4. Give examples of each. - Example of Creative Thinking. Velcro is a product of analogy: After examining how burrs stuck to his dos’s fur after a walk in the woods, the inventor imagined how a similar system of hooks and loops could make two pieces of fabric stick to each other. - Example of Practical Thinking. Your goal is to pass freshman composition. You learn most successfully through visual presentations. To achieve your goal, you can use the instructor’s Power Points or other
  2. 2. - Example of Analytical Thinking. Small size and low mass. Resides in the Pluto Kuiper Belt, where other should be reclassified as Irregular orbit. objects larger than Pluto a dwarf exists. planet. Not big enough to clear its orbit of other small objects.