Critical Thinking Basics

Get study help for basic critical thinking skills. Critical thinking study guides and practice exercises will help you improve your critical thinking skills.

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    Critical Thinking Assessment Practice Quiz

    Critical Thinking Assessment Practice Quiz This practice test is designed to help you figure out how much you know about critical-thinking skills. You may find that you know more than you think you do, because you use these skills in day-to-day ...

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    Recognizing a Problem Study Guide

    Lesson Summary We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. John W. Gardner, American politician, former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare ...

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    Defining a Problem Study Guide

    Lesson Summary The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them. Albert Einstein, German-American scientist, Nobel Prize winner (1879–1955) How do you know if ...

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    Increased Awareness Study Guide

    Lesson Summary In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur, French scientist (1822–1895) It's important to be aware of what's going on around you. That way, you can spot problems that ...

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    Brainstorming Graphic Organizers Study Guide

    Lesson Summary Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die. Daniel Burnham, American architect and city planner (1846–1912) Word webs, Venn diagrams, and ...

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    Goal Setting: Critical Thinking Skills Success Study Guide

    Lesson Summary In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. Robert Heinlein, American novelist, science fiction writer (1907–1988)

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    Troubleshooting Problems Study Guide

    Lesson Summary What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens. Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman and author (1804–1881) Sometimes things can go wrong as you follow your plan for reaching a ...

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    Decision Making Resources Study Guide

    Lesson Summary The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources. Luc de Clapiers, French writer and moralist (1715–1747)

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    Types of Critical Thinking Exams Study Guide

    Lesson Summary Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer. Charles Caleb Colton, English writer and minister (1780–1832) Did you know that people ...

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    Critical Thinking Skills Review Study Guide

    Summary Tell me what you read and I'll tell you who you are is true enough, but I'd know you better if you told me what you reread. François Mauriac, French author (1885–1970) This lesson provides a review of ...

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