Chapter 1 - True 8. According to Petress, critical thinking...

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Chapter 1 1. As used by Glassner, what is misdirection? directing attention away from real issues and trends 2. According to the Petress article, what is a characteristic of a good critical thinking question? it probes for more and better information 3. According to Glassner, the media has exagerrated the trends and dangers kids face on a daily basis. True 4. According to Coontz, the traditional family is a myth. True 5. According to the Petress article, critical thinking involves rating evidence based on sufficiency. What is sufficiency? an adequate amount of support for the claims being made 6. According to Coontz, throughout history the family has protected people from inequalities based on race, class, and gender. False 7. According to Coontz, American families have always been diverse.
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Unformatted text preview: True 8. According to Petress, critical thinking is an academic term that has been clearly defined. False 9. According to Petress, critical thinking requires good listening skills. True 10. According to Coontz, a higher proportion of people will remain single in the 21st century than in any other period of history. False 11. According to Petress, Critical thinkers need an active imagination True 12. According to Glassner, what are the real issues and dangers facing youth in the United States? Poverty, deteriorating schools, availability of guns. 13. According to Coontz, conservatives romantisize "traditional" families. True 14. According to Petress, critical thinking is a learned skill. True...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HDFS 1850 taught by Professor Andersen during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.

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