COMM104 WVU Seven Habits Strong Critical Thinker

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Instructions: Refer to class notes and readings from Unit 4: Critical Thinking to help you complete this activity. This activity has two parts and two different sets of instructions. First of all, in class we discussed different habits that help and/or hinder individuals’ critical thinking. This first part requires some personal reflection on your part.


  • Of the seven habits of a STRONG critical thinker, please identify AT LEAST two habits you believe you possess. For this part please define the habit in your own words, then justify your reasoning as to why you believe you possess that habit. Using examples for your justification may be very helpful.
  • Now, of the six habits that HINDER critical thinkers, please identify AT LEAST two habits you suffer from. For this part please define the habit in your own words, then justify your reasoning as to why you believe you possess that habit. Using examples for your justification may be very helpful. Also, please provide a possible remedy (solution) to overcome both bad habits.
  • Identify and define each of the six cognitive skills of a critical thinker in your own words.
  • Given these cognitive skills related to critical thinking, you will need to defend both sides of a controversial topic. Each of your defenses should be about a paragraph, which includes arguments that reinforces the controversial claim along with examples. These paragraphs can be fictitious, but they should be well-reasoned.
    • Every individual should be forced to receive a university education.
    • Individuals should not be forced to receive a university education.

Instructions: In class, we discussed six cognitive skills of a critical thinker. You will need to define each step and use these steps when assessing and defending a controversial topic.

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Part 1
Just as we learned in class, critical thinking is basically an evaluation and impartial

analysis of an issue or a subject with an aim of coming up with judgment. The factual analysis is
always unbiased and is not based on personal feelings. The seven habits of a STRONG critical
thinker as we learned in class are that they are truth-seekers, open-minded, analytical, systematic,
confident in reasoning, and inquisitive.
Out of these seven habits, I believe to highly possess two of them. These include the fact
that I am open-minded and I am inquisitive. Being open-minded according to be is having the
ability to put to test new things and not disregarding any new idea that is passed across but trying
them instead. It is being able to consider what other people say or view a situation and not being
biased to any of their views but instead respecting their opinions. Being open minded also means
that a person is always cautious of his/her ideas being accepted and trying as much as possible to
ensure that the ideas of others are utilized. I believe to possess this habit because I am always
sensitive to my opinion being accepted by others at the expense of their opinions. I am also very
cautious my biases by being open to new things. An example to justify why I am open-minded is
that I wanted to go to college and study law as my major as Pennsylvania State University but
my parents were against the idea of me going to PSU and instead wanted me to join West
Virginia University. They gave me several reasons why including the fact that it was just a 20minute drive from home and also because I have a medical problem which needed me to be
around home all the time. After listening to their vi...

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