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HUM/115
CRITICAL THINKING IN EVERYDAY LIFE
 
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HUM 115 Week 1 Stages of Critical Thinking Worksheet
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Stages of Critical Thinking worksheet.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
Stages of Critical Thinking
 
Part 1: Stages of Critical Thinking
 
Complete the matrix by identifying the four beginning stages of critical thinking as detailed in Critical Thinking.
 




Stages of critical thinking


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Part 2: Your Thinking
 
Write a 75- to 150-word explanation of your current level of critical-thinking development, and explain why you placed yourself at that stage.
 
 
HUM 115 Week 1 GameScape Assessments
View the Week 1 GameScape Overview presentation located at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0-8MZRRL44 
 Review the Week 1 GameScape Grading Rubric (attached as a PDF file)
 Complete the Week 1 GameScape simulation, "Critical Thinking: It's How - Not What You Think!"  
 Submit your answers to the reflection questions from the Week 1 GameScape simulation. Once you reach the end of the GameScape activities for the week, you will be prompted to save your responses. Save this document on your computer. Then, attach that document into the assignment section for GameScape. The document will be a .pdf file.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 2 Barriers to Critical Thinking
Identify two barriers as discussed in this week's readings that influence YOUR critical thinking (the two barriers you select should influence you DIRECTLY - not just critical thinking, in general). 
Include only barriers as listed in Thinking: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical and Creative Thought, Ch. 2.
Specifically, these include:

  • Enculturation (family, work, religion)

  • Self-Concept

  • Ego Defenses (denial, projection, rationalization)

  • Self-Serving Biases

  • Emotional Influences (anger, passion, depression)

  • Stress


Write at least 150 words for each barrier, describing them and how you can overcome them. Total word count will be at least 300 words. 
Citeyour references (if necessary). 
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 2 GameScape Reflection
View the Week 2 GameScape Overview presentation located at
https://youtu.be/4qDmRC0m2_Y
Review the Week 2 GameScape Grading Rubric (attached as a PDF file)
Complete the Week 2 GameScape simulation, "Barriers to Critical Thinking"
Submit your answers to the reflection questions from the Week 2 GameScape simulation. Once you reach the end of the GameScape activities for the week, you will be prompted to save your responses. Save this document on your computer. Then, attach that document into the assignment section for GameScape. The document will be a .pdf file.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 3 Points of View
Complete the following three-part assignment in a single Microsoft® Word document.
Step 1 of 3:
Provide your personal opinion on one of the following issues, in at least 100 words.

  • Healthcare system

  • Climate change

  • National debt

  • Ask your instructor for approval of a social, political or educational issue.


Step 2 of 3:

  • Locate two articles from the University Library or the Internet (do not use Wikipedia) and discuss the following, in 100 words per article (200 words for both):

  • Is the information contained in the articles reliable? Explain.

  • Are the authors credible or non-credible? Why or why not?

  • Is the article credible?


**FYI - Before responding to these questions, it may be helpful to review the following readings from Week 3:  Chapter 5 of Thinking Critically by Chaffee which details source reliability and Chapter 12 of Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life by Paul & Elder which examines media (messenger) reliability and credibility.
Step 3 of 3:
Reflect on your original opinion of your topic in at least 50 words. Include responses to the following questions in your response:

  • Which of the two articles was more persuasive? Why?

  • Has your opinion changed after reading the articles? Why or why not?

  • What type of information and research would you need to change your opinion if it did not change?


Cite your references.
Format your responses consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 3 GameScape Reflection
View the Week 3 GameScape Overview presentation located at  https://youtu.be/FOgKgbGwpqI
Review the Week 3 GameScape Grading Rubric (attached as a PDF file)
Complete the Week 3 GameScape simulation, "Information and Its Sources: Embrace or Reject?"
Submit your answers to the reflection questions from the Week 3 GameScape simulation. Once you reach the end of the GameScape activities for the week, you will be prompted to save your responses. Save this document on your computer. Then, you attach that document into the assignment section for GameScape. The document will be a .pdf file.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 4 Solving Personal Problems: Applying the Five-Step Model
Write a 400 - 500 word paper summarizing how you intend to solve one of the problem selected below.
Part One:
Explain the Five-Step Model in Ch. 3 of Thinking Critically, giving a brief description of each step. This should be approximately 50 - 100 words of the total.
Part Two:
Select a personal problem YOU PERSONALLY are experiencing or have experienced from the list below:

  • Finances

  • Health

  • Employment

  • Education

  • Ask your instructor for approval of a personal problem about which you would like to write


Apply the Five-Step Model to solve it. Explain your application of each step to the problem you selected to write about.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 4 GameScape Reflection
View the Week 4 GameScape Overview presentation located at  https://youtu.be/h286G4AmB0k
Review the Week 4 GameScape Grading Rubric (attached as a PDF file)
Complete the Week 4 GameScape simulation, "Problem Solving" 
Submit your answers to the reflection questions from the Week 4 GameScape simulation. Once you reach the end of the GameScape activities for the week, you will be prompted to save your responses. Save this document on your computer. Then, you attach that document into the assignment section for GameScape. The document will be a .pdf file.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 5 Critical Thinking Reflection
Select one of the following questions and answer it in 100 to 150 words using the principles of critical thinking you learned in this course:

  • How can we reduce poverty in the United States?

  • Will receiving a college degree improve your career opportunities?

  • Has the United States peaked as a world power?


Ensure your response includes at least two specific critical thinking concepts discussed over the last 5 weeks.
Utilize at least one resource from the course to support your ideas.
Reflect on the process of critical thinking you used in forming your response. Include a 100 to 150 word response for each of the following questions (total of 300 to 450 words for all three responses) in your reflection: 

  • How does the process of critical thinking you used relate to or differ from the process you used to find content for your answer?

  • How can you use critical thinking in other areas?

  • What steps can you take to ensure that you continue to use critical thinking in the future?


Cite your references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
HUM 115 Week 5 GameScape Reflection
View the Week 5 GameScape Overview presentation located at
https://youtu.be/AQ3L6j8Urgw
 
Review the Week 5 GameScape Grading Rubric (attached as a PDF file)
Complete the Week 5 GameScape simulation, "How Far Have You Come and What's Next?" 
Submit your answers to the reflection questions from the Week 5 GameScape simulation. Once you reach the end of the GameScape activities for the week, you will be prompted to save your responses. Save this document on your computer. Then, you attach that document into the assignment section for GameScape. The document will be a .pdf file.
 
 
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