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Part A-Critical Thinking I would define critical thinking as an ability to think rationally and clearly in order to understand logical connection that is in various ideas.
In the process of thinking critically, an individual has to engage in independent and reflective thinking. Unlike in other forms of normal thinking, a person who engages in critical thinking keeps revisiting the information or ideas on which they are acting on in order to establish the logic behind them.
Anastasi argues that Critical thinking is an art for making analysis as well as evaluations in order to improve on it. I agree with the author because one has to analyze and evaluate while in the process. While doing studies, there is a lot of information that an individual comes across.
However, in order for that information to be of importance, one has to study while rigorously questioning the assumptions and ideas within the texts rather than accepting them blindly. I do not have ICT work experience but in the organization I worked for in the past, I realized that one is not fed with every detail of their job positions.
There are situations that require one to critically think before making decisions. I need to be a critical thinker to be well prepared while making decisions in the job environment.
Everything currently requires ICT professionals to be involved. Such sections involve large numbers of individuals and if anything goes wrong, many people are affected. ICT professionals in all these spheres are supposed to be critical thinkers so that they are able to make quick decisions that are right.
The field of ICT is evolving rapidly and individuals involved are supposed to be in tandem with new changes. Rapid changes involve making decisions that are sometimes risky. As ICT professionals adapt to the rapidly changing ICT environments, they should do so with a lot of care and be quick.
Critical thinking enables an individual to understand the logic connections between ideas. ICT professionals should be critical thinkers so that they are able to make quick connections between ideas.
This enables them to even predict anything that would evolve next. Critical thinking involves identifying, connecting and evaluating arguments. Once an individual learns to identify, connect and evaluate arguments, they are bound to make the right conclusions.
ICT involves a lot of data analysis. It is therefore important for ICT professionals to be critical thinkers so that they are able to make data analysis in the correct manner. Critical thinking skills equip the professionals with the ability to understand the information that people require.
For example, data analysis based on critical thinking would be enable investors acquire demographic information that they may require for various reasons such as the size of youths within the market. While making presentations, I am good at maintain eye contacts.
Since I was a child, I was trained to always maintain eye contacts when speaking to a person. The skill of maintaining eye contact with the audience enables me understand whether the audience captures what my presentation. Confidence is also a skill that I always have once I finish introductions.
Lack of enough experience in presentations would be a threat to my professional presentations. The type of information in relation to the type of audience would also be a threat to my presentation.
For instance, my presentation may be too complex for the audience or too basic. One of my major weaknesses is continually looking at my watch or a clock if there is one in the room.
Sometimes this destructs me and may lead to errors when presenting or cause me to leave some content. Stage freight is also a weakness that appears immediately I stand before a crowd. This affects the initial part of presentation which is usually the introduction.
However, it ends within minutes and I regain the confidence I require for presentation.
My opportunities in presentation lie in my ability to make good summaries and notes. While making presentations with tools such as slides, I would come up with a few that have all the information I need.Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking A Workbook To Accompany Halpern S Thought And Knowledge Volume 1 Ebook Download 33,92MB Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking A Workbook To Accompany Halpern S.
In a seminal study on critical thinking and education in , Edward Glaser defines critical thinking as follows “The ability to think critically, as conceived in this volume, involves three things: (1) an attitude of being disposed to consider in a thoughtful way the problems and subjects that come within the range of one's experiences.
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Teaching for Critical Thinking: Helping College Students Develop the Skills and Dispositions of a Critical Thinker I recently proposed a four-part model of instruction for critical thinking (Halpern, ).
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