Critical thinking is the skill of examining and assessing thinking with an outlook to improving it. This entails thinking cautiously with clarity, precision, depth, accuracy, and logic. Critical thinking entails a course of thinking in a particular manner. Critical thinking is the practice of thinking clearly, with precision and diligence; of thinking carefully, with reason and deepness; and of thinking open-mindedly, by investigating points of view and recognizing assumptions and biases within a given point of view. Thinking critically exposes one to examine and to evaluate ideas against what one already know and thereof making resolutions about their worth. A critical thinker tries to ...view middle of the document...
A day before graduation, he had done extremely little and he had to plead with me to pass him and put him in a graduation list. He was promising he could finish the work after school. His mother also insisted that I should let him graduate.
At this juncture, I had to think critically. I had to make a decision of what was most important to student between passing him to graduation and teaching him the relevance of being self responsibly by failing to pass him. I opted the latter and I didn’t pass him to graduation. I affirmed that my work was to do what were in the long run a benefit to the learner rather than a short term benefit.
The following are the key critical thinking skills that I will display to a potential employer to confidently assure him that am a critical thinker. First is to show him that I appreciate good reasoning, I have a strong curiosity of learning more, am open minded able to look to the problem from all angles of argument, I don’t upheld ego-centric thinking but rather am objective in my thinking and as well I don’t have to necessary agree with the group decision which I view were not satisfactory.
I can also show to a potential employer that I have good critical thinking skills by displaying my interpretation and analyzing ability. How I am able to interpret raw data and analyze situations by breaking it to pieces and trying to find out their nature, useful and relationships. Rationale thinking is another critical thinking skill I demonstrate to a potential employer i.e. how I draw inferences justified by evidence. I will also assure a potential employer of my solid critical thinking skills by demonstrating the standards i.e. I make decision according to ascertained individual, professional, or social norms. Presenting good inter-personal and communications skills to potential employer shows am critical thinker for I am able to effectively work with a team to solve a problem that requires high level of critical thinking.
In my opinion critical thinking is subject to learning and an individual is able to improve his/her critical thinking skills through practice it over and over again in his/her daily undertakings and having that enthusiasm of being a good critical thinker. One can improve critical thinking by asking good questions , taking responsibility of his/her decisions, actively seeking information, questioning and justifying ones beliefs and setting strong goals as well making your own decisions. One is can also advance critical thinking by changing the attitude of his/ her thinking. To advance one's thinking one must identify the significance of reflecting on the reasons for belief and act and break old behaviors. Being flexible and open minded, and avoiding egocentrism thinking improves one’s critical thinking. Improving interpersonal and communication skills enhances critical thinking as one is able to get varying arguments.
Hindsight bias is a phenomenon in which people overstress the obviousness of an...