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PSC 105: Thinking Critically
The Research Process
Types of Sources
Are you a Critical Thinker?
Are honest with themselves, acknowledging what they don’t know, recognizing their limitations, and being watchful of their own errors.
Base judgment on evidence rather than personal preferences, deferring judgement whenever evidence is insufficient. They revise judgments when new evidence reveals error.
Pretend they know more than they do, ignore their limitations, and assume their views are error-free.
Base judgments on first impressions and gut reactions. They are unconcerned about the amount or quality of evidence and cling to their views steadfastly.
In-Class Class Activity
If you only have your mobile phone, scan the QR Code on the projector screen to access this page.
Then, please take a moment to respond to each of the questions below.
: Your response will be 100% anonymous, so simply provide a truthful answer.
When it comes to critical thinking, I am
Better with some topics than others
I'm not really sure TBH
Experienced: 12 votes (22.64%)
Inexperienced: 2 votes (3.77%)
Better with some topics than others: 37 votes (69.81%)
I'm not really sure TBH: 2 votes (3.77%)
Total Votes: 53
Critical thinking is connected to research...
because I need to understand all sides of an issue.
because everyone has unconscious biases and we need to put them in check.
because the way I think about things influences the sources I seek out.
because I need to understand all sides of an issue.: 25 votes (51.02%)
because everyone has unconscious biases and we need to put them in check.: 12 votes (24.49%)
because the way I think about things influences the sources I seek out.: 12 votes (24.49%)
Total Votes: 49
Who is correct?
The man saying 6
The man saying 9
The man saying 6: 0 votes (0%)
The man saying 9: 0 votes (0%)
Both: 30 votes (60%)
Neither: 0 votes (0%)
It depends: 20 votes (40%)
Total Votes: 50
Evaluating Sources >>
Sep 1, 2021 1:21 PM
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