nference and Interpretation
Read in Chapter 5 in your text Exhibit 5.12 (page 122) and reflect on how you sometimes form your views and perspectives regardless of data or evidence to the contrary.
Based on your readings, research, and experiences as well as your study and consideration of the Exhibit above, select and analyze one issue that is now in the national debate, on health, education, climate change, role of the US foreign policy, United Nations, undocumented workers, or unions and the minimum wage. In writing your essay, consider how your thinking impacts how you give meaning to events, social issues, or facts.
Select one issue as your topic for the essay. See this link from the CSUGlobal Library for help: http://csuglobal.libguides.com/c.php?g=231734&p=1539172
Include the following points (see also Exhibit 5.1, p.103):
Profundity – your depth of knowledge on a topic
The essay is a roadmap of how your mind works. Therefore, there is no right or wrong answer. The goal is to support your critical thinking based on readings from text, articles, or discussions in class.
Incorporate 3 scholarly sources
Comments from Support Team: Book Titles- Critical Thinking/Tools for Taking charge of your learning and your life
3rd Edition Richard Paul and Linda Elder
Chapters 5 & 6 in Critical Thinking
Paul, R., & Elder, L. (2012a). Critical thinking: Intellectual standards essential to reasoning well within every domain of human thought, Part Two. Journal of Developmental Education, 37(1), 32-36.
Elder, L., & Paul, R. (2012b). Critical thinking: Intellectual standards essential to reasoning well within every domain of human thought, Part 3. Journal of Developmental Education, 37(2), 32-33.
Sen, A. (2011, June). Poetry and Reason: Why Tagore Still Matters. New Republic. Retrieved from http://www.newrepublic.com/article/books/magazine/89649/rabindranath-tagore
Discipline: Critical thinking class/Huanities