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From the Alchemist

“Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.”  - Paulo Coelho
Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
El Camino College | 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance CA 90506 | (310) 532-3670

Critical Thinking

Objectives 1. Define what critical thinking is develop a methodology for critical thinking. 2. Identify the difference between inductive and deductive thinking. 3. Explain what fallacies are. 4. Explain the value of critical thinking in an academic setting and in everyday life. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation: Critical Thinking  Print and complete the following form ( 5% of grade): Plows, Poems and Music Critical Thinking: Article Critique Form Read and be prepared to discuss Kroll, Beating the Odds, Chapter 4: When You Just Can’t Stop - complete a  metacognitive log Also read and be prepared to discuss Steele, Whistling Vivaldi, Chapter 4: The Broader View of Indentity  - complete a metacognitive log