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Prepare: In preparation for discussing the importance of critical thinking skills, please read Chapters 1 through 3 of Think Smarter: Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills, as well as the following articles: “Critical Thinking and the Challenges of Internet,” “Common Misconceptions of Critical Thinking.”

Reflect: Critical thinking gets you involved in a dialogue with the ideas you read from others in this class. To be a critical thinker, you need to be able to summarize, analyze, hypothesize, and evaluate the new information that you encounter.

Write: For this discussion

  • Define, describe, and explain the principles of critical thinking.
  • Search the Internet, media, or the Ashford University Library, and find an example of good, careful (critical) thinking, and explain why you think it exemplifies strong critical thinking skills. Post a link or reference information for that source, describe the content, and explain how it is a good example of critical thinking.
  • Search the Internet, media, or the Ashford University Library and find an example that lacks good, careful (critical thinking). Post a link or reference information for that source, describe the content, and explain why you think it demonstrates poor critical thinking skills.
  • Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references.
  • Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.

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School: University of Maryland

Running head: CRITICAL THINKING

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Critical Thinking
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CRITICAL THINKING

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Critical Thinking Concepts

Critical thinking primarily refers to a mode of thinking in respect to a subject, a problem
or even content. It is the thinker’s responsibility to improve the quality of thinking by analyzing,
assessing and reconstructing his or her thinking. Many of those who term themselves as critical
thinkers mistake ignorance with perspective. To avoid this situation, principles of critical
thinking play the role of guiding an individual to a sufficient critical thinking.
Gathering full information is the most important principle of critical thinking. Some
scholars refer to it as scrutinizing information required before coming to a conclusion. That is
made possible by understanding and defining all items related to the situation. As a critical
thinker, one should question the method used to acquire facts. Reason being, thinking requ...

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