Instructions Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Problem Solving worksheet. Problem Solving
Using the five steps from Ch. 3 of Thinking Critically, create a plan for solving a problem you are currently facing. For the last step, identify how you will determine the effectiveness of your chosen solution.
Step 1: What is the problem? (Please give a thorough description of the problem so your instructor can understand your point of view.) Step 2: What are the alternatives? (Please list at least 2 alternatives.) Step 3: What are the advantages and/or disadvantages of each alternative? (Please list the advantages/disadvantages of EACH alternative.) Step 4: What is the solution? (Please list the best solution here.) Step 5: How well is the solution working? (Please discuss how the solution is working or how you feel it would work if you implemented it.)
Write a 100- to 150- word reflection about this process. How did this process help you devise a solution? How can you use this process with future problems? Will this work for all problems you face? Why or why not?