Midterm 2

Midterm 2 - Sojung Suk Discuss and analyze the strengths...

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Sojung Suk Discuss and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your own critical thinking skills. Formulate a plan to enhance these skills during the upcoming academic year. Since I was 15 years old, I became the head of the household. My family included only my brother and me because my father worked in a factory very far from us and my mother was a maid and needed to move in to some rich person’s house to make money. I needed to do all the housekeeping work such as cleaning the dishes, cooking, washing clothes as well as making financial planning decisions. I had a limited living cost and needed to regulate the finances very carefully. Otherwise, my family would be short on money and could not even buy food. My childhood has made into a “well cultivated critical thinker” and planner and it of one of my strengths because I think carefully until I figure out a result to each problem. Chitty and Black introduce some important principles when they describe “a well cultivated critical thinker as one who asks questions and has assessment skills as well as an ability to formulate the solution with a flexible and accessible min. I found myself having most of the characteristics for a critical thinker as defined by Chitty ad Black. However, a language barrier and my timidity limit me at times. I don’t have communication problems at my current work palace because I am trilingual and I can communicate in Spanish and more than half of my patients are Spanish speaking patients. Unlike the work field, I feel my lack of knowledge of English vocabulary and expressions affects my performance in class. In order to improve my English, I am devoting a lot of time reading books and articles and I also try very hard to
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2010 for the course SON N102 taught by Professor Lewis during the Summer '09 term at UCLA.

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Midterm 2 - Sojung Suk Discuss and analyze the strengths...

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