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Thinking Critically At NC A&T SU   Tags: critical thinking, qep, qep and critical thinking  

A guide to resources that support the five learning outcomes of NC A&T's QEP.
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016 URL: http://libguides.library.ncat.edu/criticalthinking Print Guide RSS Updates

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Explanation of Student Learning Outcome 2

The student will evaluate information (i.e., data) critically to judge decisions, problems, and conclusions.


Enabling Objectives for Outcome 2

2.1 The student will question experts and document evidence and gather valid and reliable data.

       (VALUE Critical Thinking Rubric – Evidence)

2.2 The student will synthesize comprehensive data for use in further analysis.

       (VALUE Inquiry and Analysis Rubric – Existing knowledge, research, and/or views)


Skills to be taught in the freshman/sophomore/junior courses:

Determine what information is needed in order to make a decision.

Determine the usefulness of information.

Determine the credibility of sources.

Resources for Students

Use graphic organizers to help determine what information is needed in order to make a decision and the usefulness of information.

Graphic Organizers

Use these graphic organizers to help determine information needed and usefulness of information

Resources for Faculty


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