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Critical Thinking Articulate Storyline 360 Course

Developing skills to effectively reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way is a necessity in today’s world. This two-day Critical Thinking training course will give participants some practical tools and hands-on experience.

Participants learn how to:

  • Define critical and non-critical thinking
  • Identify their thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement
  • Work through the process to build or analyze arguments
  • Improve key skills, including active listening and questioning
  • Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques
  • Prepare and present powerful arguments

Velsoft’s Critical Thinking training materials are easy to customize for anyone familiar with MS Office products. Trainers can add, remove, or edit courseware content to meet the needs of their particular learners, add a logo, print only the training materials they need, and then deliver the course as many times as they desire for one reasonable price. Get started now!

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Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Understanding Critical Thinking

What is Critical Thinking?

Characteristics of a Critical Thinker

Common Critical Thinking Styles

Making Connections

Session Three: Where Do Other Types of Thinking Fit In?

Left- and Right-Brain Thinking

Whole-Brain Thinking

Session Four: Pitfalls to Reasoned Decision Making

Session Five: The Critical Thinking Process

The Critical Thinking Model

The Standards of Critical Thinking

Identifying the Issues

Identifying the Arguments

Clarifying the Issues and Arguments

Establishing Context

Checking Credibility and Consistency

Evaluating Arguments

Case Study

Session Six: A Critical Thinker’s Skill Set

Asking Questions

Probing Techniques

Pushing My Buttons

Critical Thinking Questions

Active Listening Skills

Session Seven: Creating Explanations

Defining Explanations

Steps to Building an Explanation

Making Connections

Session Eight: Dealing with Assumptions

Session Nine: Common Sense

Session Ten: Critical and Creative Thought Systems

Techniques for Thinking Creatively

Creative Thinking Exercise

Session Eleven: Putting It Into Practice

Presenting and Communicating Your Ideas to Others

Pre-Assignment Preparation


Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan

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