PHL 458 Entire Course Creative Minds and Critical Thinking
Week 1 DQ1
To what extent does acculturation affect our individuality? How might an individual overcome acculturation to achieve independence in thinking?
Week 1 DQ2
What do you do when you face conflicting work or family obligations? How might critical and creative thinking assist in prioritization of obligations?
Write 150- to 200 words on each of the following topics:
Describe a situation in which critical and creative thought could have been used for a better outcome. Describe why it is important to think critically and creatively in similar...
Week 2 DQ1
What are the components of the creative process? How do you measure or analyze multiple creative solutions to your own problems?
Week 2 DQ2
What are the characteristics of creative thinkers? What effect does creativity have on society and culture?
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you use the creative process to solve a problem with which you have experience. Include the following:
Describe each stage in the creative process using Ch. 5 of your text.
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Week 3 DQ1
What are the three steps to refining a solution? Provide an example of each. How would you decide what action should be taken about your resolution to an issue? How do you recognize and overcome what difficulties may...
Week 3 DQ2
What kinds of assumptions interfere with critical thinking? Aside from factual inaccuracy, what are some subtle and common errors affecting a truth?
Most great solutions to problems begin with some initial flaws. Quality solutions arise by refining ideas. Refine your solution to the problem defined in your Week Two Individual Assignment by following the Three Steps in Refining process outlined in Ch...
Refine your team’s solution to the issue defined in the Week Two Learning Team Instructions by following Ch. 12 (overcoming errors in reasoning) and Ch. 13 (refining resolutions) of the text.
Create an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft®...
Week 4 DQ1
Consider the following famous thinkers: Bill Gates, James Cone, Daniel C. Dennett, Peter Singer, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Nelson Mandela. What components of their creativity and critical thinking played a prominent role in their contributions...
Week 4 DQ2
What is the process by which a famous thinker took action to resolve their specific issue? Discuss this process
Select and read the articles about two famous thinkers in the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings. Find additional articles in the University Library or on the Internet.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper. Include the...
Use the issue addressed in your previous Learning Team Activity and Assignment.
Select the most appropriate format to persuade your intended audience of the resolution to your issue. Possible formats include a political campaign, a city council...