West Virginia Junior College eCampus
Better Bet on Bias
Instructions: Survey 7 people individually and ask them if they think they are above
or below average in intelligence.
Next ask them to describe a recent success. As they tell each story, remember if
Online Student Success
SSS101 Week 1 Pre-plan
Instructions: To plan out your week for class, type in the name of day or days you
plan on working on the following assignments and estimate how much time you
plan to give yourself to complete each
Chapter One: Fundamentals of Thinking
Decades ago it was thought that intelligence was something that you either had or you didnt
have. It was thought that it couldnt be taught.
Thinking is a purposeful mental activity. You control it, not the other way
o In the context of critical thought, it provides support for a conclusion. This is
done by laying out a series of claims (which they also call premises) that taken
together provide reason to believe the claim.