Critical Thinking

$50.00

Title: Online Course

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People need to develop critical thinking skills to effectively reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way. This online course will give participants some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.

Participants learn how to:

  • Define critical and non-critical thinking
  • Identify their critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement
  • Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments
  • Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning
  • Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques
  • Prepare and present powerful argumentsv

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  • 365 days access to your course
  • Printable certificate of completion to hang on your wall and take to your next job interview
  • Learn on your PC, Smart Phone, Tablet and iPad

Course Outline

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Understanding Critical Thinking

  • What is Critical Thinking?
  • Characteristics of a Critical Thinker
  • Common Critical Thinking Styles
  • Making Connections

Session Three: Where Do Other Types of Thinking Fit In?

  • Left- and Right-Brain Thinking
  • Whole-Brain Thinking

Session Four: Pitfalls to Reasoned Decision Making

Session Five: The Critical Thinking Process

  • The Critical Thinking Model
  • The Standards of Critical Thinking
  • Identifying the Issues
  • Identifying the Arguments
  • Clarifying the Issues and Arguments
  • Establishing Context
  • Checking Credibility and Consistency
  • Evaluating Arguments
  • Case Study

Session Six: A Critical Thinker’s Skill Set

  • Asking Questions
  • Probing Techniques
  • Pushing My Buttons
  • Critical Thinking Questions
  • Active Listening Skills

Session Seven: Creating Explanations

  • Defining Explanations
  • Steps to Building an Explanation
  • Making Connections

Session Eight: Dealing with Assumptions

Session Nine: Common Sense

Session Ten: Critical and Creative Thought Systems

  • Techniques for Thinking Creatively
  • Creative Thinking Exercise
  • DeBono’s Thinking Hats

Session Eleven: Putting It Into Practice

  • Presenting and Communicating Your Ideas to Others
  • Pre-Assignment Preparation
  • Presentations
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
  • Personal Action Plan

Learning online

This course is 100% online. Once enrolling you will receive INSTANT online access to the learning materials, activities and quizz's.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge is needed to complete this course, however basic computing skills is recommended. You will need access to the Internet. Our courses are compatible with most modern browsers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I get a certificate for completing the course? A. You will receive a certificate of completion that you can download instantly once you have successfully complete the course..
Q. Can I do the course on my smart phone or tablet? A. The learning material can be accessed from your smart phone or tablet or a PC.
Q. What happens after I click enrol? A. After clicking the enrol button at the top of this page, you will set up your account and password and then you can pay for the course through our secure checkout system or through PayPal. You can then log in and have INSTANT access to the course.
Q. What if I need help while doing the course online? A. Our courses are self paced, user driven courses and are easy to follow and understand. Our support team will be available to assist you should you have trouble accessing your course but are not trained experts on the content of the course and can only provide limited support in course content.
Q. How long do I have to complete the course? A. Each LearnMe online course is available for 365 days from the time of enrolment. Even after you have completed the course you can still go back review the the course as many times as you like within your access period.
Q. What if I have other questions? A. Contact our Support Team.
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