Critical Thinking as a Habit of Mind | Course

This course asks students to regard critical thinking not only as a set of skills that can be honed, but also as a disposition or mental habit that can be increasingly internalized with practice. Tough the specific topic of the course will be determind by the instructor, students can expect to practice asking meaningful questions, originating answers, evaluating and synthesizing evidence and interrogating their own underlying assumptions — all with the aim of developing their personal aptitudes for curiosity, engagement, persistence, open-mindedness and metacognition.