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In today's society, many people experience information overload. We are bombarded with messages to believe various ideas, purchase things, support causes, and lead our lifestyle in a particular way. How do you know what to believe? How do you separate the truth from the myths?
The answer lies in critical thinking skills. The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today's world. This two-day workshop will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.
Critical thinking of any kind is never universal in any individual; everyone is subject to episodes of undisciplined or irrational thought. Its quality is therefore typically a matter of degree and dependent on, among other things, the quality and depth of experience in a given domain of thinking or with respect to a particular class of questions. No one is a critical thinker through-and-through, but only to such-and-such a degree, with such-and-such insights and blind spots, subject to such-and-such tendencies towards self-delusion. For this reason, the development of critical thinking skills and dispositions is a life-long endeavor.
This will help you teach participants how to:
Define critical and non-critical thinking
Identify your critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement
Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain thinking
Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments
Develop and evaluate explanations
Improve key critical thinking skills, including active listening and questioning
Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques
Prepare and present powerful arguments
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This business document is categorized under the function(s): Organization, Change, & HR Critical Thinking
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File Size: 1.2 MB
Number of Pages: 79
Related Topic(s): Problem Solving
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Initial upload date (first version): Dec 28, 2020
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