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critical thinking

Syllabification: crit·i·cal think·ing

Definition of critical thinking in English:

noun

The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment: professors often find it difficult to encourage critical thinking amongst their students
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  • If traditional subjects are taught properly, there should be no need for a separate course in critical thinking.
  • During their time with us, I hope our graduates will have sharpened their capacity for critical thinking and their sense of social responsibility.
  • The new curriculum is expected to value skills such as critical thinking, working with others, communication and information processing.

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