Critical Thinking

@ Windward Community College

Description

In today’s society, many people experience information overload. We are bombarded with messages to believe various ideas, purchase things, support causes, and lead our lifestyle in a particular way. How do you know what to believe? How do you separate the truth from the myths?


The answer lies in critical thinking skills. The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. This online workshop will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.


What Topics are Covered?
• Understanding critical thinking             


• Where do other types of thinking fit in? (including whole-brain and left and right brain)


• Pitfalls to reasoned decision making    


• The critical thinking process                 


• A critical thinker’s skill set                     


• Plenty of hands-on case studies


• Creating explanations


• Dealing with assumptions


• Common sense


• Critical and creative thought systems

Credentials Available

Certificate of Professional Development

Cost of Program

$290-$482 per credit hour   –   "Do I have to pay this?"

Program Duration

Total Weeks

2.0

Total Hours

8.0

Program Categories

"Green" program?

No

C3T program?

No

APPRENTICESHIP program?

No

"I'd like to enroll in this program — now what?"

About This Provider

Windward Community College

Offering training in City & County of Honolulu
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Description of School

Windward Community College offers innovative programs in the arts and sciences and opportunities to gain knowledge and understanding of Hawaii and its unique heritage. With a special commitment to support the access and educational needs of Native Hawaiians, we provide Oahu's Koolau region and beyond with liberal arts, career and lifelong learning in a supportive and challenging environment inspiring students to excellence.

Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency

Windward Community College is accredited by the Association of Community Colleges and Junior Colleges, which is part of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Financial Aid Options

To apply for Financial Aid through Windward Community College (WCC), you will need to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application online at www.fafsa.gov every year to see what types of Financial Aid you are eligible for. WCC's Federal School Code is 010390. Please visit our website, http://windward.hawaii.edu/Financial_Aid/Application_Process.php, for more specific information.

Yes

This provider is accessible to people with disabilities.

Yes

This provider does offer job placement services to its students.

Contact Information

Contact Person:
Carolynn Yamada / Marketing

Address:
45-720 Keaahala Road
Kuhina 109
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Phone:
(808) 235-7367

Fax:
(808) 247-5362

Email:
cyamada8@hawaii.edu

Website:
windwardcce.org

ETP Approval Dates

Last Approved On: June 30, 2016
Valid Through: June 30, 2017