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PSY1101 Critical Thinking

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Psychology
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BPSH or BPSB. Students enrolled in other degrees may be permitted to enrol in this course with the examiner's approval.

Synopsis

Critical thinking and problem solving skills are attributes that USQ affirms its graduates should have acquired upon completion of their degree. This course is aimed directly at fostering those skills. This is done by examining the topic from a range of perspectives. The techniques of critical thinking and problem solving are explicitly taught. In addition, the issue of bias and other types of cognitive limitations that produce erroneous solutions are also examined.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield