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Critical Thinking - PDC71380

Critical thinking skills are important across all aspects of life. This micro-credential will introduce you to critical thinking frameworks that guide you to be more discerning in your approach to new information. You will be provided with critical thinking strategies that assist to assess the validity of information and examine arguments from different perspectives and how to apply these to your study and everyday practices.  As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$151

DURATION

10 hours

Critical thinking skills are important across all aspects of your studies. This online micro-credential will explore the concept of critical thinking as an analytical and discerning approach to evaluating information. This course will introduce critical thinking strategies to assess the validity of information, recognise faulty reasoning, and examine arguments from different perspectives so you can apply these techniques to your study and every day practices.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

This online micro-credential provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration:

10 hours

1. Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate the validity of information presented

2. Examine arguments to interpret knowledge from different perspectives

3. Identify critical thinking strategies to improve study and life skills.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements

Undertaking this micro-credentials provides students with information, skills and strategies to help them succeed in higher education. These skills are transferable to contexts beyond study. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.