Definition of Critical Thinking

May 4th, 2015
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The first reading contained the following definition of critical thinking:

According to Critical Thinking as Defined by the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking(, “Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or communication, as a guide to belief and action” (Critical

This definition uses words with which you may be unfamiliar.

First, write the definitions for the following words:

  • Conceptualizing
  • Analyzing
  • Synthesizing

Second, re-write the definition of critical thinking in your own words and give an example of a time when you applied this type of thinking in your own life.

Include citations as needed and write in first person.

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