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Unformatted text preview: Critical Thinking: How to do it ( CHOOSE 2 FACTS FROM THE RESEARCH WORKSHEET YOU FIND MOST "INTERESTING”. This instruction is purposefully vague because we each see things differently; we each pay attention to different facts. For example: A. If there is a study mentioned in the original article, some students will immediately evaluate whether the study was conducted with sufficient participants (45 people in a study is not as compelling as 450 people in a study), or maybe only one location was used (only Midwestern colleges), or participants were not a diverse population, etc. Other students won't focus on this at all. These students might notice and evaluate how the issue in the article affects a particular group of people (like women, or Asian- Americans, or young children, or Facebook users, etc.) Or some students find facts that remind them ofJour 2 class concepts or mass media theories. From MY perspective: this is the BEST OPTION because it shows you understand and can apply these scholarly ideas to [our own work. D. Scholars (like YOU) understand the value of using multiple criteria to interpret facts. PARAPHRASE THE FACTS. As you write the six facts on the Research Worksheet, limit yourself to only ONE QUOTE from the article. The only time you would include a quote from the article, rather than paraphrase, is when the quote perfectly captures the idea you want to include. ( nd 2 You can introduce this material in a number of ways, such as: According to Dunham and Russel, Step The authors claim... Although some experts believe XXXXXX, Dunham and Russel state... After you include these facts in the Critical Thinking section, write an in-text citation to show your reader where the facts you used came from. It looks like this 9(Watkins-Smith, 2011, para 11). Use this format -) (Author’s last name, year of publication, page or paragraph number). EXPLAIN HOW TWO FACTS FROM THE ARTICLE AFFECTED YOUR CRITICAL THINKING. This is the section where you are putting the data together and interpreting what it means, and then sharing that interpretation with your reader. The authors say African-American kids read racist comments on social media sites, and this can lead to poor self esteem (Dunham & Russel, 2010, p. 14) and this is something I’ve witnessed because my little cousin complains about being bullied for being bi-racial on Facebook. It also seems to be an example of George Gerbner’s Cultivation Theory because... Although you will be including two facts from the source material, write the Critical Thinking . ara : ra h as one cohesive ara ; ra . h tying your ideas together. Malatesta — WTR 17 Jour 2 Class Workbook Section II — Writing Helps Io? ...
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