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 HUM/115

CRITICAL THINKING IN EVERYDAY LIFE

 

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HUM 115 Week 1 Stages of Critical Thinking Worksheet
 

Resources: Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life Ch. 2

Download and complete the worksheet provided.

NOTE:  Be sure to address everything in the worksheet.

 

Week 1 – Stages of Critical Thinking

 

Part 1: Stages of Critical Thinking

 

Complete the matrix below by defining and describing the four beginning stages of critical thinking as detailed in Chapter 2 of Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life.

 

Citation – (Paul & Elder, 2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stages of critical thinking
Stage description – 25 words for each stage. This should be in your own words. Be sure to include citations with each description since you learned about this information from the text reading.
Stage 1 – The Unreflective Thinker
 
Stage 2 – The Challenged Thinker
 
Stage 3 – The Beginning Thinker
 
Stage 4 – The Practicing Thinker
 
 

 

Part 2: Your Thinking

 

Answer the question below to identify and describe your critical thinking level.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In at least 100 words, identify which stage of critical thinking you are currently in and explain why you placed yourself in that stage.  Be sure to include citations since you learned about the stages from the text.
 
 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 1 GameScape Assessments
 

After completing this module, save to your computer. It will save as a PDF file. This is what you will submit in this section for credit.

This assignment will be graded using the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Item
Expectations
Point Value
Part 1: Game Score 

 

 

 

Score of 1-12 = .5 points.
 

 

Score of 13-24 = 1 point
 

 

Score of 25-36 = 1.5 points
 

 

Score of 37-50 = 2 points
 

 

 
Based on the score earned during the completion of the game activities.
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Part 2: Responses to Reflection Questions 

 

Reflection Question 1 (1 pt)

 

 

 

How do you define critical thinking? (Target word count: 50)
 

 

Reflection Question 2 (2 pts.)

 

 

 

Define critical thinking again. Make certain you provide a revised definition based on what you learned in the module. (Target word count: 50)
 

 

 
Address each of the questions thoughtfully, making sure to meet the word requirements. 

 

It is fine for you to copy and paste your response to the first question into the area for the second question so that you can see what you wrote, but it will not count toward the word requirement of the second question.
3
Total Points
5
 

 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 2 Barriers to Critical Thinking
 

Week 2 – Barriers to Critical Thinking

 

From chapter 2 in “Thinking: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Critical & Creative Thought”

complete the following:

 

Citation – (Kirby & Goodpaster, 2007)

 

 
 

 

Barrier 1:
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the reading noted above, identify a barrier you are currently experiencing and define it in your own words (at least 25 words). Be sure to include citations since you learned about this information from the text.
 
How does this barrier hinder your ability to think critically (at least 50 words)?
 
What are some specific strategies you can use to overcome this barrier (at least 50 words)?
 
 

 

Barrier 2:
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the reading noted above, identify a barrier you are currently experiencing and define it in your own words (at least 25 words). Be sure to include citations since you learned about this information from the text.
 
How does this barrier hinder your ability to think critically (at least 50 words)?
 
What are some specific strategies you can use to overcome this barrier (at least 50 words)?
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 2 GameScape Reflection
 

After completing this module, save to your computer. It will save as a PDF file. This is what you will submit in this section for credit.

This assignment will be graded using the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Item
Expectations
Point Value
Part 1: Game Score 

 

 

 

Score of 1-12 = .5 points.
 

 

Score of 13-24 = 1 point
 

 

Score of 25-36 = 1.5 points
 

 

Score of 37-50 = 2 points
 

 

 
Based on the score earned during the completion of the game activities.
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Part 2: Responses to Reflection Questions 

 

Reflection Question 1 (2 pts.)

 

 

 

Are you satisfied with the decisions you made over the years? If so, why? If not, what would you change? (Target word count: 100)
 

 

 

Reflection Question 2 (1 pt.)

 

 

 

Think about an important decision in your life where a social barrier (family, friends, teachers, or media) may have influenced your thinking. Describe what happened, and how you might have changed your thinking process to change the outcome. (Target word count: 50)
 

 

 
Address each of the questions thoughtfully, making sure to meet the word requirements. 

 

 
3
Total Points
5
 

 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 3 Points of View
 

Week 3 – Points of View Worksheet

 

NOTE: There are 3 pages in this worksheet. Be sure to address everything!

 

 

Part 1: Your Viewpoint
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provide your viewpoint (opinion) on one of the following issues in at least 50 to 75 words: 

 

 

 

Health care system
 

 

Climate change
 

 

National debt
 

 

 
 
 

 

Part 2: Credibility and Reliability
 

Locate two articles from the University Library or the internet on the topic you discussed in Part 1.

Article 1: Answer the following questions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is the information in the article reliable or unreliable? How did you determine this? Explain in at least 50 words.
 
Are the authors credible or non-credible?   How did you determine this? Explain in at least 50 words.
 
Include the APA formatted reference for your article below.
 
 

Article 2: Answer the following questions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is the information in the article reliable or unreliable? How did you determine this? Explain in at least 50 words.
 
Are the authors credible or non-credible?  How did you determine this? Explain in at least 50 words.
 
Include the APA formatted reference for your article below.
 
 

 

Part 3: Reflection
 

Reflect on your original opinion of your topic from Part 1. Answer the following questions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Has your opinion changed after reading the articles? Why or why not? Explain in at least 25 words.
 
Which of the two articles was more persuasive? Why? Explain in at least 25 words.
 
What type of information and research would you need to change your opinion if it did not change? Explain in at least 25 words.
 
Did you consider the opposing viewpoint? If not, why not? Why is this an important part of formulating your opinion on any topic? Explain in at least 25 words.
 
 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 3 GameScape Reflection
 

After completing this module, save to your computer. It will save as a PDF file. This is what you will submit in this section for credit.

This assignment will be graded using the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Item
Expectations
Point Value
Part 1: Game Score 

 

 

 

Score of 1-12 = .5 points.
 

 

Score of 13-24 = 1 point
 

 

Score of 25-36 = 1.5 points
 

 

Score of 37-50 = 2 points
 

 

 
Based on the score earned during the completion of the game activities.
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Part 2: Response to Reflection Question 

 

Reflection Question 1 (3 pts.)

 

 

 

Based on what you learned about the reliability of messages and credibility of messengers, how will that information influence the way you read articles and listen to people?  (Target word count: 100)
 

 

 
Address the question thoughtfully, making sure to meet the word requirements. 

 

 
3
Total Points
5
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

HUM 115 Week 4 Solving Personal Problems: Applying the Five-Step Model
 

Resources: Thinking Critically Ch 3

Download and complete the worksheet provided.

NOTE: Be sure to address everything in the worksheet.

Week 4 – Solving Problems Worksheet

 

NOTE: There are 2 parts in this worksheet. Be sure to address everything!

 

From chapter 3 of Thinking Critically

 

Part 1: The 5 Step Model
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In at least 50 words, explain the 5 Step Model providing a brief description in your own words for each step. Be sure to include citations since you learned about this information from the text.
 
 

 

Part 2: Solve a Current Problem
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select a personal problem you are experiencing from the list below and describe your problem in at least 25 words: 

 

 

 

Finances
 

 

Health
 

 

Employment
 

 

Education
 

 

 
 
What are some potential solution options (include at least 3)? (Discuss in at least 50 words.)
 
Evaluate each solution. What are the pros and cons of each? (Discuss in at least 50 words.)
 
Which solution have you chosen? Why? (Discuss in at least 50 words.)
 
How well is the solution working? What will you potentially need to monitor and modify about this solution? If you have not implemented the solution yet, what are some things you may need to tweak about this solution before implementing it? (Discuss in at least 50 words.)
 
 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 4 GameScape Reflection
 

After completing this module, save to your computer. It will save as a PDF file. This is what you will submit in this section for credit.

This assignment will be graded using the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Item
Expectations
Point Value
Part 1: Game Score 

 

 

 

Score of 1-12 = .5 points.
 

 

Score of 13-24 = 1 point
 

 

Score of 25-36 = 1.5 points
 

 

Score of 37-50 = 2 points
 

 

 
Based on the score earned during the completion of the game activities.
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Part 2: Response to Reflection Question 

 

Reflection Question (3 pts.)

 

 

 

Looking toward the future, what action plans does Emily need to create and execute to continue the positive solutions you have both chosen? (Target word count: 100)
 

 

 
Address the question thoughtfully, making sure to meet the word requirements. 

 

 
3
Total Points
5
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

HUM 115 Week 5 Critical Thinking Reflection
 

Resources: Course readings, GameScape, class discussions

Download and complete the worksheet provided.

NOTE: Be sure to address everything in the worksheet.

Week 5 – Critical Reflection Worksheet

 

From all course readings, GameScape modules or class discussions, complete the following.

 

READ THIS BEFORE STARTING: In this assignment you will explore three concepts from the class. You should define the concepts, discuss how they are meaningful to you, and explore how they apply in your life. Do not just discuss 3 different parts of the same concept. For example, if you are discussing problem solving, that is one concept. Also, be sure to include references at the end of the document that correspond with any citations you include. You should be citing any idea that you learned about/ borrowed from class materials, even if you put the information into your own words.

 

 

First Concept
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Identify and describe a concept that you learned in the class in your own words. Please be specific and demonstrate what you learned about the concept in your description. Remember to cite your source as you define the course concepts. (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Describe how this concept is meaningful to you. What led you identify this concept as important or as standing out to you? (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Moving forward, how will you apply this concept in your daily life? (Discuss in at least 25 words).
 
 

 

Second Concept
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Identify and describe a concept that you learned in the class in your own words. Please be specific and demonstrate what you learned about the concept in your description. Remember to cite your source as you define the course concepts. (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Describe how this concept is meaningful to you. What led you identify this concept as important or as standing out to you? (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Moving forward, how will you apply this concept in your daily life? (Discuss in at least 25 words).
 
 

 

Third Concept
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Identify and describe a concept that you learned in the class in your own words. Please be specific and demonstrate what you learned about the concept in your description. Remember to cite your source as you define the course concepts. (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Describe how this concept is meaningful to you. What led you identify this concept as important or as standing out to you? (Discuss in at least 50 words).
 
Moving forward, how will you apply this concept in your daily life? (Discuss in at least 25 words).
 
 

 

 

 

 

HUM 115 Week 5 GameScape Reflection
 

After completing this module, save to your computer. It will save as a PDF file. This is what you will submit in this section for credit.

This assignment will be graded using the following criteria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment Item
Expectations
Point Value
Part 1: Game Score 

 

 

 

Score of 1-12 = .5 points.
 

 

Score of 13-24 = 1 point
 

 

Score of 25-36 = 1.5 points
 

 

Score of 37-50 = 2 points
 

 

 
Based on the score earned during the completion of the game activities.
2
Part 2: Responses to Reflection Questions 

 

Reflection Question 1 (2 pts.)

 

 

 

What aspects of critical thinking were most beneficial and challenging for you? Why? (Target word count: 100)
 

 

 

Reflection Question 2 (1 pt.)

 

 

 

What plans or strategies will you employ to continue to improve your critical thinking skills? (Target word count: 50)
 

 

 
Address each of the questions thoughtfully, making sure to meet the word requirements. 

 

 
3
Total Points
5
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