An Introduction to Critical Thinking
What you'll learn
- Improve you Critical Thinking skills!
- Learn the prerequisites for obtaining Critical Thinking skills!
- Know about Thinking, Reasoning, Metacognition and Problem-Solving!
Critical thinking is considered to be an essential ability for life and a soft skill required in many jobs in modern days. Whether it is daily life and common or difficult circumstances, or jobs, critical thinking could help you deal with them in a much easier and efficient way.
In this course, you will learn the basic elements of our thinking system, the importance of words and the limitations that could stop you from achieving your goal.
You will, also, learn about reasoning, its distinguish from intelligence and its importance in critical thinking. Moreover, about Metacognition and the value it has in academics and in daily life, how it is different from cognition and the importance of using metacognitive strategies. Finally, you will learn about problem-solving, what makes a problem, some theories around problem solving and the solutions they proposed and you will be asked to solve some popular problems. All these are the necessary paths for going to critical thinking. Acquirining these skills doesn't happen in a day, but it requires patience, constant practice, time.
By the end of the course, it is expected to know things about all the skills mentioned above, their importance in daily life, how to spot them and use them, and have your own ways to achieve your goals.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who is interested or curious about this topic.
Hello. My name is Maria. I have degrees in classical studies and in Psychology and currently working on my MSc in Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration. I love Psychology, Neuroscience, and learning and i do believe that it is an ongoing process. As the ancient Greek philosopher, Socrates, used to say: "I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think".
I do hope that i will help you and guide you towards achieving your goals and you to learn what you wish as efficiently as possible.
"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." - Aristotle