Stages of Critical Thinking

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Associate Level Material Stages of Critical Thinking Stages of Critical Thinking Complete the matrix by identifying the six stages of critical thinking, describing how to move from each stage to the next, and listing obstacles you may face as you move to the next stage of critical thinking. Stages of critical thinking How to move to the next stage Obstacles to moving to the next stage EXAMPLE: The Unreflective Thinker Examine my thinking to identify problems that affect my thinking. Deceiving myself about the effectiveness of my thinking The Challenged Thinker Start taking active steps to take control of my thinking, commit to developing my abilities, be willing to discover my own prejudices and misconceptions Not…show more content…
Format your paragraph consistent with Associate Level Writing Style Handbook guidelines. I would place myself in The Beginning Thinker stage. I have place myself her for a few reasons. One being that I am still learning what exactly thinking is, since it is not what I thought. I am still in the process of developing a sense of intellectual confidence and being comfortable with it. I have started to recognize my problems with my thinking but am still learning how to solve the problems as I come across them. I am determined to focusing on finding the mistakes as I make them and correcting the ones I know how to and figuring out how to correct the one I am not comfortable with knowing how to correct. I am also finding it difficult to develop a systemic approach to improving my thinking. I am close to becoming a Practical Thinker but I feel that I need to become more confident in my thinking before I can place myself in that category. Write a 150- to 200-word summary of your thinking. Describe critical thinking and reflect on your current stage of critical thinking and your identified strategies. Determine what you can do to develop stronger critical thinking skills. Critical thinking is when one strives to improve basic thought. Critical thinking involves one to be self-guided and

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