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Appendix B

Strategies to Develop Critical Thinking

Now that you identified your current stage as a critical thinker, it is necessary to adopt strategies to develop your thinking. Of the nine strategies you read about this week, choose three that you can begin to practice. Identify the strategies and describe how you can implement each strategy in your daily life.

|Strategy: Deal with my emotions. |
|Implementation Plan: |
|When I am faced with a decision, I will examine the positive and negative emotions associated with my decision. This will help me |
|limit the influence of my emotions on my decisions. |

|Strategy 1: Reshaping your character |
|Implementation Plan: |
|When having a discussion I need to be more open minded to other ideas. I tend to assume I know better than some people and will |
|dismiss their ideas as good before I even hear them out to make an educated decision. |

|Strategy 2: Analyze group influence |
|Implementation Plan: It is easy to get caught up in a group decision and have to deal with group speak (for lack of a less |…...

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