COLL 148 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving All Discussions
Critical Thinking And Problem Solving All Discussions Devry
Week 1 DQ 1
Motivation is a key factor in your success at the college level. Motivation can change your life! External and internal motivation is two types of motivation that can help you reach your goals. What is your motivation? Is it external or internal? Share a specific example with your response.
Week 1 DQ 2
Think about the challenges in your life as you attend college and review the Eight-Point Plan from chapter 2. Which point is most relevant to you right now in your current life situation? Why and how are you going to overcome this challenge to succeed?
Week 2 DQ 1
A Clint Eastwood quote states, “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” What do you think that he means by this? What does this quote mean to you?
Week 2 DQ 2
Do you enjoy reading? Do you often read books, magazines, newspapers, or web pages when you are not required to do so? How do some people develop the motivation and skills to be a passionate reader?
Week 3 DQ 1
In our discussion for this week you will develop and verify a back up plan to complete your work. Where will you go to get access to another computer to do your work when you lose power in your neighborhood, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is down, and/ or you have computer problems? Be specific.
Week 3 DQ 2
As your text states, anyone can put anything on the Web. To evaluate the quality of Web sites, we can think in terms of five criteria for evaluating the credibility of websites.
Authority, Accuracy, Objectivity, Currency
Week 4 DQ 1
Welcome to our discussion of critical thinking! To begin our discussion, we will explore the topic of relevant questions. Questions direct thought and thought directs action. So, think of a situation where the outcome was a result of your choices or decisions but did not turn out as you expected. Then, answer the following questions:
Did you follow a logical process of analysis based on relevant questions?
Did your question direct your thoughts?
Did those thoughts direct your actions?
What questions would you ask if you were given the opportunity to reshape the outcome of this situation?