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Critical Thinking

This course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to understand the critical thinking process and attain the necessary critical thinking skill sets.

Critical thinking is the ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way that has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. This course will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.

What Will Students Learn?

  • Define critical and non-critical thinking
  • Identify your critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement
  • Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain thinking
  • Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments
  • Develop and evaluate explanations
  • Improve key critical thinking skills
  • Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques
  • Prepare and present powerful arguments

What Topics are Covered?

  • Understanding critical thinking
  • Where do other types of thinking fit in? (including whole-brain and left and right brain)
  • Pitfalls to reasoned decision making
  • The critical thinking process
  • A critical thinker’s skill set
  • Creating explanations
  • Dealing with assumptions
  • Common sense
  • Critical and creative thought systems
  • Plenty of hands-on case studies

 

COURSE DELIVERY OPTIONS:

Face to face

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

For the online delivery option, you will need to have access to a computer with an internet connection.

 

COURSE DURATION:

Your enrolment is valid for a period of twelve months.

 

ASSESSMENTS:

1 online multi-choice assessment

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

CPD Hours - 2

 

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Student Info – AAMC Training Policies

Do you qualify for Credit Transfer /RPL

Contacts

  • Unit 1, 421 Blackshaws Road,
    Altona North, Victoria 3025

    Phone: 1300 2262 33 +61 3 9391 3643
              1300 AAMC ED +61 8 9344 4088

    Email: info@aamctraining.edu.au

System Requirements

  • What computer and software will be needed?
    • Windows XP or Linux based computer with internet connection.
    •  Internet Explorer 8.0 and above OR Mozilla Firefox
    •  Quick Time Player 4 and above
    •  Acrobat reader 6 and above
    •  Adobe Flash Player
    Download speeds
    •  Min 2 Mbps or above speed is required for running video