Begin by writing your own definition of critical thinking. Consider the following questions to guide your definition:
- What does it mean to think critically?
- What is the difference between thinking and thinking critically?
- What do we gain or lose by thinking critically?
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Once you have your definition of critical thinking, look up the definition for each of the three words listed above, and, in a paragraph for each word, use those definitions to describe how each of them apply to your definition of critical thinking. Be sure to identify the source or sources where you found your definitions. If you use any direct words from a source, be sure to place those words in quotation marks.
In your concluding paragraph, give an example or examples of a time or times when you applied critical thinking in your own life.
Your completed assignment should be written primarily in first person and should be 500-750 words in length. If you use sources in your writing, be sure to identify them. If you use any direct language from a source, be sure to place those words in quotation marks