One’s ability to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and apply information demonstrates critical thinking skills. You have learned a good deal about critical thinking this week, including the eight qualities of the mind: intellectual humility, confidence in reason, intellectual autonomy, intellectual courage, intellectual perseverance, intellectual empathy, intellectual integrity, and significance.
For your discussion, you will reflect on the eight qualities of the mind, which of those traits you believe is strongest in your own mind, and which you believe you would like to work on.
For your discussion post, consider the eight traits of the mind and respond to the following:
- Which of these qualities do you think is most fully developed in your mind?
- How do you believe that trait has become your most fully developed quality?
- Which of these qualities do you think is least fully developed in your mind?
- What knowledge, skills, or experiences do you need to have to more fully develop that quality?