Begin by opening the accompanying worksheet, and use that to complete this assignment.
Explain the Five-Step Model in Ch. 3 of Thinking Critically, giving a brief description of each step.
Select a personal problem from the list below:
- Time management
- Ask your instructor for approval of a personal problem about which you would like to write
Apply the Five-Step Model
to solve it (see the accompanying worksheet). Be sure to list at least 3
options for Step 2, and thoroughly consider the pros and cons of those
options in Step 2.
Answer the following questions (included at the end of the worksheet) in at least 75-100 words:
Do you feel that this process allowed you
to see the problem more clearly? What was the most challenging step, and
which was the easiest? Do you feel that you will be able to make
progress towards a solution, having completed these steps? Why or why
Cite the textbook, consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your answers in the Assignment Files tab above.