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1. a) Before reading our reading assignment for this week, describe your thinking process as completely as you can. Focus on describing how you make decisions and how you think through new information you encounter.
b) After reading the assigned reading, describe what you have learned about your thinking.
2. What are the intellectual virtues that are necessary for the development of fair-minded critical thinking skills?
How can each of these qualities be put into practice to improve our thinking?
3. What are some of the challenges of becoming a critical thinker in our contemporary world?
In what ways do these challenges also make it important to develop critical thinking skills?
4. Journal: Paul and Elder recommend completing a journal and analyzing the answers. Therefore, answer the following questions each week and record how your thought process is developing:When did I do my worst thinking today?
When do I do my best thinking?
What did I actually think about today?
Did I figure out anything?
Did I allow any negative thinking to frustrate me unnecessarily?
If I had to repeat today, what would I do differently? Why?
Did I do anything today to further my long-term goals?
If I were to spend every day this way for 10 years, at the end, would I have accomplished something worthy of that time?