The Interstate Passport | Critical Thinking PLOs and PC

Critical Thinking 

Critical thinking is a cross-disciplinary process based on information literacy that uses inquiry and analysis, and leads to problem solving. Critical thinking is also a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating a judgment or conclusion. Critical thinkers deeply reflect on the process and each of the steps below and return to each step as necessary.

Relationship to Institution's Passport Block: This crosscutting skill may be embedded in any of the knowledge and skill areas or across multiple courses in any areas in the institution’s Passport Block.

Critical Thinking Matrix