Critical Thinking Resources
Critical thinking is a way of deciding whether a claim is true, partially true, or false. Critical thinking is a process that leads to skills that can be learned, mastered and used. Critical thinking is a tool by which one can come about reasoned conclusions based on a reasoned process. This process incorporates passion and creativity, but guides it with discipline, practicality and common sense. It can be traced in the West to ancient Greece with its Socratic method and in the East to ancient India with the Buddhist kalama sutta and abhidharma literature.
PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE Campaign: Desert Shield, 1990/1991 Source: United States Author: U.S. Armies Department of Psychological Warfare Target: Iraqi troops Distribution: Airdrop propaganda literature Each piece below was dropped by the many tens of thousands IN THE PERSIAN GULF WAR, DID SADDAM HUSSEIN USE PROPAGANDA? Absolutely! Here are two examples. This one backfired.
The revised cognitive domain introduced by Lorin Anderson in the 1990's revised the original domains by changing from noun to format and realigning the categories. In the revised domain remembering serves as the lowest level of thinking and creating serves as the highest. Use the links below to work with the recently revised categories. Use the tabs at the top of the page to work with the original domains and categories.