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Week 4 DiscussionbyTheresa Votolato (Instructor)- Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 2:07 PMNumber of replies: 35Discussion AssignmentJob postings often state that the successful applicant must have superior critical thinking andproblem-solving skills. Yet employers tell college administrators that graduates, both fromundergraduate and graduate programs, often lack these skills.1.Having read this week's assigned materials, how would you define critical thinking?2.Why are employers making these comments? Are they justified?Your Discussion should be at least 250 words in length, but not more than 750 words. Use APAcitations and references for the textbook and any other sources used.When you’re done, read, rate, and comment on at least three of your classmates’ posts. Yourresponses should be at least 100 words that advance the discussion of the topic.114 wordsPermalinkReplyRe: Week 4 DiscussionbyTheresa Votolato (Instructor)- Saturday, 8 February 2020, 12:09 PMDear all,Welcome to Week 4! I look forward to your responses to my original post above.A few gentle but important reminders as we begin a new round of discussion:In order to receive full credit for your Discussion posts each week, make sure that you areresponding toat least three of your peerswithconstructivefeedback.
Always post your initial discussion with ample time for your classmates to respond.By now, you should be familiar with thePeer Assessment Officeat UoPeople. This is a freeresource on Moodle that will help you participate in peer assessment in a fair and constructivemanner, and encourage you to give feedback that stimulates learning.Visit this course'sAnnouncementspage often and review the many tips provided there. Feel free tocontribute to ourCourse Forumby sharing your ideas as well.If you haven't already, set aside a few minutes to review and bookmark the resources mentionedabove, and let me know if you have any questions.Each week you have strengthened your writing and communication skills. This journey of self-improvement never really ends; I am delighted to be sharing this experience with you.Have a wonderful, stress-free week!Professor Votolato202 wordsPermalinkShow parentReplyRe: Week 4 DiscussionbyIsrael Ogbaragu- Monday, 24 February 2020, 7:24 AMCritical thinking is more than just analyzing or thinking about a subject superficially. The TeachThought Staff defined critical thinking as ”an evaluation, critiquing and a depth of knowledge thatsurpasses the subject itself and expands outwards and that critical thinking is more than justthinking and understanding something he also listed out some important skills that critical thinkingrequires. Which are “Problem-solving, creativity, rationalization, and a refusal to accept things at facevalue.” (Teach Thought Staff. (2018, August 23) 48 critical thinking questions for any contentarea.teachthought). The college success book also defined critical thinking as “a deeply evaluation of

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