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“Imagination is more important
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Program ObjectivesProgram Objectives (1 of
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ChallengeChallenge
Please write a One Sentence
Definition of
PROBLEM SOLVING and
DECISIO...
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DefinitionsDefinitions (1 of
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Problem Solving.
A systematic approach to defining the
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DefinitionsDefinitions (2 of
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Decision Making:
The act of narrowing down the
possibilitie...
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“Problem solving is a cognitive
processing directed at achieving a
goal where no solution m...
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Teaching Problem Solving SkillsTeaching Problem Solving Skills
Is it possible to teach prob...
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• Making judgements
What Skills Do You Use InWhat Skills Do You Use In
Problem Solving?Pro...
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 What processes do you use?
 Can you explain them to
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Experts.
People who know the area of
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  1. 1. Page 1 www.ReadySetPresent.com
  2. 2. Page 2 www.ReadySetPresent.com QuotesQuotes “Imagination is more important than knowledge” -Albert Einstein “Originality is simply a fresh pair of eyes.” - Woodrow Wilson
  3. 3. Page 3 www.ReadySetPresent.com Program ObjectivesProgram Objectives (1 of 2)  To be prepared to actively listen in order to accurately understand the problem.  To help you know how to take the first step in solving a problem.  To clarify and define the problem.  To understand the usefulness of collaborative problem solving and decision making.
  4. 4. Page 4 www.ReadySetPresent.com  To examine different decision making models.  To utilize creativity in the problem solving/decision making process.  To plan, practice, and problem solve with making decisions through case studies, role playing and group discussions. Program ObjectivesProgram Objectives (2 of 2)
  5. 5. Page 5 www.ReadySetPresent.com AA ChallengeChallenge Please write a One Sentence Definition of PROBLEM SOLVING and DECISION MAKING. Please write a One Sentence Definition of PROBLEM SOLVING and DECISION MAKING.
  6. 6. Page 6 www.ReadySetPresent.com DefinitionsDefinitions (1 of 3) Problem Solving. A systematic approach to defining the problem (question or situation that presents uncertainty, perplexity or difficulty) and creating a vast number of possible solutions without judging these solutions.
  7. 7. Page 7 www.ReadySetPresent.com DefinitionsDefinitions (2 of 3) Decision Making: The act of narrowing down the possibilities, choosing a course of action, and determining the action’s potential consequences.
  8. 8. Page 8 www.ReadySetPresent.com “Problem solving is a cognitive processing directed at achieving a goal where no solution method is obvious to the problem solver.” DefinitionsDefinitions (3 of 3) Critical Thinking Defined “Purposeful mental activity that helps formulate or solve problems, make decisions, or fulfill a desire to understand.”
  9. 9. Page 9 www.ReadySetPresent.com Teaching Problem Solving SkillsTeaching Problem Solving Skills Is it possible to teach problem solving skills?
  10. 10. Page 10 www.ReadySetPresent.com • Making judgements What Skills Do You Use InWhat Skills Do You Use In Problem Solving?Problem Solving? • Analytical skills • Decision making • Collecting information • Planning
  11. 11. Page 11 www.ReadySetPresent.com  What processes do you use?  Can you explain them to another person?  Do these processes vary depending upon the problem? How Do You Solve Problems?How Do You Solve Problems?
  12. 12. Page 12 www.ReadySetPresent.com Problem Solving People?Problem Solving People? Experts. People who know the area of knowledge thoroughly. Solving problems becomes more natural. People who can think of alternatives even when no clear solutions seems apparent.

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