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Unformatted text preview: nothing as if it’s something. 5. What are the elements and standards of thought? STANDARDS OF CRITICAL THINKERS Clarity Precision Accuracy Significance Relevance Completeness Logic Fairness Breadth Depth ELEMENTS OF CRITICAL THINKERS Purpose Inferences Question Concepts Point of View Implications Information Assumptions These parts allow for analysis and evaluation of what we write and read. Keypoints: Best thinkers recognize that all knowledge is systematic, not fragmented. They see knowledge and understanding as tools of learning, not as objects to memorize. They also recognize that by learning foundational ideas they can more easily learn all the ideas that derive from them. They connect the core primary ideas with secondary and peripheral ideas. Writing is a way of learning....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course EDIS 289 taught by Professor Gutman during the Spring '08 term at UVA.
- Spring '08