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Critical Thinking (STARLINK)

Meeting Date(s):online from November 1-30, 2017
Time:online
Instructor:Page Wolf
Audience:Faculty
Prerequisite:none
Contact Hours:1
Credit Type:

Per Adjunct Union Contract 3.G - Adjunct faculty will not be compensated for attending programs, workshops, seminars, courses or meetings to meet federal, state or grant requirements under which an adjunct provides instruction. Check with Division office for guidelines.

Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:This learning module provides an opportunity for students to build and apply critical thinking skills, as well as critically evaluate circumstances and performance. In this module, students will practice questioning and evaluating to form judgments and make decisions. Students will be introduced to interpreting alternative viewpoints and reflecting on their own biases and assumptions. Students will practice clarifying viewpoints by asking important questions that lead to improved solutions. One will practice solving problems using conventional and innovative approaches.

By the end of this learning module, the learner will be able to:

  • Define critical thinking skills and characteristics
  • Observe or read about other critical thinkers, identify key attributes
  • Develop improved critical thinking skills through analysis, evaluation, and insight of personal performance and situations

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Webinar available to view through November 1-30th,

***IMPORTANT***

To access the webinar, go to http://www.starlinktraining.org. Log in through the members area (if it is your first time, create your own login/password). Look for the title of the program you would like to watch under Featured Courses and select Launch Course.

To earn TLETC credit for viewing this webinar, you will need to submit the Viewer Verification Form to pwolf@clcillinois.edu NO LATER THAN December 7, 2017.

If it happens to be a Starlink class that offers the course in module format for 5 contact hours, they will mail you an online certificate after the modules have been completed. To earn this additional credit, email a copy of the PDF completion certificate in addition to the Viewer Verification Form.