|[pic] |Course Design Guide |
| |College of Humanities |
| |HUM/111 Version 6 |
| |Critical and Creative Thinking |
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). New York, NY: Longman.
Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2008). The thinker’s guide for conscientious citizens on how to detect media bias & propaganda in national and world news. Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2008). The thinker’s guide to fallacies: The art of mental trickery and manipulation. Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking.
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
|Week One: Developing and Establishing a Foundation for Thinking |
| |Details |Due |Points |
|Objectives |Describe critical thinking. | | |
| |Identify your state of development in critical thinking. | | |
| |Identify strategies to develop and improve your thinking. | | |
|Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | |
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| |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | |
|Reading |Read Ch. 1 of The Art of Thinking. | | |
|Reading |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | |
|Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |2 |
|Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. | |1 |
|Nongraded Activities and |Reasoning is a key component of critical thinking. Without being able to reason, all other | | |
|Preparation |critical thinking processes are impossible. As you begin the process of recognizing and | | |
|Warm-Up Exercises |developing your own thinking, you should begin with exercises in reasoning. | | |
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| |Review the warm-up exercises at the end of Ch. 1 of The Art...