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QUESTION 1: Identifying Truth or Fiction
The video clip, “The Baloney Detection Kit,” this week discusses the ways an effective critical thinker assesses claims made by others.
Examine some key reasons why people might seem attracted to pseudoscience-type claims.
Describe at least two (2) such claims that you have heard people make and analyze the main reasons why such claims do or do not meet rigorous scientific methodology standards.
Determine at least two (2) ways in which the material discussed this week has changed your own thinking.
QUESTION 2: Problem Solving Interview Question
Imagine you are interviewing for a job you really want.
The interviewer asks you the following question: “Explain a specific example in which you used critical thinking/problem solving strategies to solve a problem in the real world.”
What is your answer to the question?
Choose one classmate’s own response to the interviewer’s question. If you are a job coach, what suggestions would you make to maximize your classmate’s answer to the interview question?