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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Critical Thinking Skills (088)*

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the U.S.
Length: 
39 hours (6.5 weeks).
Dates: 

October 2004 - December 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be better able to: find and interpret data contained on reports, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and tables; problem solving through logical reasoning; solve mathematical word problems through logical reasoning; critique business letters, reports, and memos in light of writing improvement factors.
Instruction: 
This course is designed to assist participants in developing critical thinking skills in accordance with their preferred learning style for maximum assimilation, retention, and application of new knowledge. It is structured around four key areas: written communication skills, logical reasoning, quantitative problem solving, and finding and using information. Topics covered include: Learning channels; logical reasoning; information organization; communicating in writing; writing with purpose; finding information quickly; seeing the problem; using logical reasoning with numbers; finding and using information; making math real; solving problems with numbers; using logic to solve problems.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours as a Humanities/Social Science elective in Critical Thinking Skills (12/04). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered. CTKT (Common Technical Knowledge Test) Test Preparation Series (900/1)

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