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PSY1101 Critical Thinking

Short Description: Critical Thinking
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 28 November 2020

Synopsis

This course will provide you with the skills you need to think critically and creatively. In this course you will be provided the opportunity to examine your own beliefs, and possible biases, and how these may influence your capacity to make accurate inferences, and provide more objective and unbiased interpretations. This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills in analysis, synthesis, and logical deductive and inductive inferences, and problem-solving.. You will learn how to critique evidence and defend decisions based on careful analysis of the available information. Students will learn how to clarify goals, life values, identify conscious and unconscious influences on human behaviour, and how to apply a framework for making accurate interpretations, and clearly communicating and defending these viewpoints.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2020 Online
Date printed 28 November 2020