Key Factors Of Critical Thinking

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Critical thinking What is critical thinking? Some people say that It means being critical in everything,like in the way of thinking (as an example) and this word or skill doesn't only mean the way of thinking but it has a lot of ways such as how to read critically, how to write critically, how to skim or scan critically and a lot of other ways that i will mention later.This important skill has many definitions. When i checked the online sources and some books related to that topic i saw a lot of different opinions about that skill. Some of these sources say that critical thinking is a mode of thinking about a text or a content which improves the quality of the person in accessing and reconstructing it (thinking skill). Some other sources…show more content…
But in my opinion I don't really agree with this information, because it isn't very clear with evidence or conclusion. While there is another source which says that critical thinking is divided into 3 things which are : 1.Curiosity (Which is the desire to learn more information and open minded to new ideas), 2.Skepticism (Which involves to know healthy things and doesn't believe in anything everyone tell you) finally 3.Humility ( Which is the ability to face your opinion if it's wrong when you check another strong right information and evidence). In my opinion i totally agree with this information, because these 3 things are really important and related to the critical thinking. Let's move on the etymology…show more content…
This word critical derived from the ancient Greek over last 30-50 years ago, the word critical derived from two Greeks words which are kiriticos (means discerning judgment) and kriterion (meaning standards).Now I will start talking about how to develop the critical thinking,how to be success at it, the advantages of critical thinking and when we think critically. First there are things that critical thinking involves such as reading, writing, listening, and critical questions. Let's start with reading, we must identify lines, identifying evidence, evaluating lines and evaluating evidence.Then we have writing, the conclusions must be clear, show clear line of reasoning such as argument which leads your conclusion, present evidence which support the reasoning, reading your own writing and the recourses, view your subject from multiple perspectives and finally writing in a critical way rather than personal or journal style. Listening is an important part in the way of developing critical thinking. -listen to what speaker says and checking the consistency of it, check If the writer contradict and check what is beneath this contradiction. The last way of improving and developing the critical thinking is critical asking. The words that you should use in critical way such as : why? How much? How
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