•Identify an important decision you have made that required critical andcreative thinking.•Discuss your decision-making process, and explain how critical and creativethinking contributed to the quality of your decision.•Identify characteristics of critical and creative thought.•Explain why critical and creative thinking are considered higher levels ofthought.Critical and CreativeThinking PresentationErika Chavarriacom/600Dr. Maryse Nazon
Identify an important decision you have made that requiredcritical and creative thinking.Speaker notes•We make decisions and solve problems every day, whether we realize it or not. In fact, some research suggeststhe average adult makes up to an eye-popping 35,000 unconscious decisions a day such as, for example, whattime should I get up in the morning, should I hit the snooze button, what shall I wear or eat, should I take thestairs or ride the elevator, sit, stand, exercise or not? These routine choices are easy and seamless and oftenrequire not much thought(Diversified Communications,2019).•It’s the more complex or major decisions, however, that wrestle our minds. They’re decisions that don’t comeeasy. We’ll ponder, weigh the options, analyze, confer with others and Aeven sleep on it to come up with thebest choice. Problem solving and making a complex decision rest in our ability to identify options, researchthem and put things together in a way that works. Having a process to work through can take the anxiety out ofproblem solving and make decisions easier(Diversified Communications,2019).
For identify an important decision you have made thatrequired critical and creative thinkingSpeaker notesCritical ThinkingIf you are a critical thinker you examine the situation and facts and thinkin a linear and rational way. The critical thinker gathers information,analyzes it and evaluates it. If you think critically you are able to separatefact from opinion. You like details and clear-cut information(CindiPearce,2019).Creative ThinkingCreative thinkers tend to be imaginative and like to brainstorm. Acreative thinker looks at things from various perspectives, coming upwith ideas and making novel and uncharacteristic connections. Thecreative thinker often goes against standard views and is apt to takerisks. A creative person is curious. He likes a challenge, seeks outproblems to solve and is imaginative(Cindi Pearce,2019).I made a choice in going back to school to get my masters inthinking about my family and having more opportunities in thisworld. Because in order to work in the school district you have tohave a masters.
Cont…Other differences in critical thinking versuscreative thinking include thinking vertically(critical thinker) and thinking laterally (creativethinker); being focused (critical thinker) and