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Critical thinking by C.A Fabella.

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  • 1. CRITICAL THINKINGThe ART of taking charge of yourown MIND.

2. What is critical thinking? 3. Critical thinking is the identificationand evaluation of evidence to guide decision making. A critical thinker uses broad analysis of evidence tomake decision and communicate his/her beliefs and accurately. 4. Defining Critical Thinking 5. like Leadership, it is widelyobserved and known but few understand. 6. critical thinking isreasonable, reflective thinking thatis focused on deciding what tobelieve and do. 7. Characteristics of a critical thinker (accdg toEnnis):Open-minded and mindful of alternatives Tries to be well-informedJudges credibility of sources well Identifies conclusion, reasons, and assumption Judges well the quantity of an argument, including the acceptability of itsreasons, assumptions, and evidence 8. Can well develop and defend a reasonable positionAsks appropriate clarifying questionsFormulates plausible hypotheses; plans experiments well Defines terms in a way appropriate for the contextDraws conclusions when warranted, but with cautionIntegrates all items in this list when deciding what to believe or do 9. Critical thinking isactive, persistent, and careful consideration of any beliefs 10. 1.) An attitude of being disposed to considerin a thoughtful way the problems andsubjects2.) Knowledge of the methods of logicalinquiry and reasoning, and3.) skill in applying those methods. Criticalthinking calls for a persistent effort toexamine any belief or supposed form ofknowledge in the light of the evidence 11. Critical thinking is the ability tojudge the plausibility of specific assertions, to weigh evidence, toassess the logical soundness ofinterference, to construct counter- arguments and alternative hypotheses 12. Critical thinking is thecareful, deliberate determination ofwhether we should accept, reject, or suspend judgment about aclaim, and the degree of confidence with which we accept or reject it. 13. the art of being right. Ortheskillful application of a repertoire ofvalidated general techniques fordeciding the level of confidence you should have in a proposition in the light of the available evidence 14. the intellectual disciplined process ofactively and skillfully conceptualizingapplying, analyzing, synthesizing andevaluating information gathering from, generatedby, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as guide tobelief and action. 15. Critical Thinking includes a complexcombination of skills.Among the main characteristics are the following: 16. Rationality. 17. SELF AWARENESS 18. HONEST 19. OPEN MINDEDNESS 20. DISCIPLINE 21. JUDGMENT 22. ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF CRITICALTHINKING 23. DispositionCriteriaArgumentReasoningPoint of view 24. Thank you