Recognize and develop attitudes and
characteristics (traits) of effective thinkers, learners, and communicators.
Evaluate and improve structures and processes of thinking, learning, and
communicating by practicing systematic reflection, establishing intellectual
standards, and striving for originality.
Apply critical and creative thinking skills to
problem solving, decision-making, and meaning making in various contexts.
Assess and improve the effectiveness of
interpretations, solutions, and decisions, or other outcomes of thinking by
evaluating them according to standards of thinking.
Recognize and understand topics, explicit and
implicit main ideas, supporting details, and patterns of organization of text
by representing them in notes, outlines, annotations, mind maps, and summaries.
Recognize others’ and one’s own purpose, point
of view, tone and style as represented in linguistic text.
Distinguish between fact and opinion and detect
Draw valid inferences and conclusions.
Recognize, understand, develop, and demonstrate
ability with deductive and inductive reasoning processes.
Assess the credibility of others’ and one's own