Ethical Bias In Critical Thinking

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“Critical thinking is a desire to seek, patience to doubt, fondness to meditate, slowness to assert, readiness to consider, carefulness to dispose and set into order” -Francis Bacon (1605) In other words, critical thinking is when you want to learn, you don’t immediately doubt everything you hear, you think deeply, and you back things up with evidence. In Mrs. Francia’s Critical Thinking class, students have written many papers in which they have had to support all of their facts with evidence. Also, her class has done research projects in which they had to decide what sites are credible, and which are unbelievable (or fake). This past quarter we have covered a lot of standards and done a lot of projects. One research project that Noelle’s class did this quarter was a Famous Failures project. Basically, they had to do research on someone that they could connect to that had overcome failure or tragedy. According to the syllabus, they covered “Analyzing Media Sources” and “Ethical Reasoning How to Detect Media Bias & Propaganda”. That means that they, like mentioned earlier, had to decide if a source was credible or biased. That is just one of the multiple projects that they worked on in class and at home.…show more content…
Francia’s class has done a couple of informative essays where they have had to support all of their facts with evidence. Once again, according to the syllabus, for these projects we used “Analyzing Media Sources”, “...Relevant & Irrelevant Information”, and “Ethical Reasoning How to Detect Media Bias & Propaganda”. For these essays, because they are formal, they have all had to have been in third person. If it is in third person, somehow it already seems more formal (like it was done by an older person) than first person does. Now that you know about essays and projects, there is something special to write
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