When Would You Use Critical Thinking?

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1. What is critical thinking? When would you use critical thinking skills? In what ways has your learning style developed in the 3rd year program? Do you consider yourself to be a critical thinker? Please justify your response. A useful definition of critical thinking is that provided by the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking: ‘critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. In its exemplary form, it is based on universal intellectual values that transcend subject matter divisions: clarity, accuracy, precision, consistency,…show more content…
Which do you consider to be your strongest skills, and which should be developed? Which skill is most sought after by employers?

Transferable skills are the cornerstone of all work or occupations. Transferable skills are flexible; they can convert from one place to another, or from one industry to a job in any other industry. Include such as:
• Team work: Every work together, and to approach the same goals.
• Leadership: In some cases, you may need to have the ability to prove your ability. Lead others to achieve goals and objectives effectively.
• Personal Motivation, Organisation and Time Management: It is important to demonstrate to potential employers that you have an effective time management and organizational skills.
• Listening: In many jobs, you will be required to understand and deal with important or complex information, because it is not possible to effectively listen, will lead to a potentially costly mistake, misunderstanding and loss of opportunity
• Information Technology: With the highly developed technology, computer becomes an important tool in many industries. Many jobs will require you to use word, excel, ppt,
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