Critical Thinking can be thought of as something more than merely problem solving, although that is an important part of the critical thinking process.
There are many competing definitions for critical thinking. We feel is is best described as:
"Disciplined thinking informed by evidence and open-minded as to outcomes. It requires an honest an dlogical evaluation of self-bias and a reflection on unspoken or hidden assumptions."
The core skills in critical thinking relate to infomred questioning, observation, analysis and evaluation.
In the games that provide an environment for practicing critical thinking skills we encourage to application of an understanding of the critical thinking model - putting it into practice.
Critical thinking calls for the practitioner to :
Critical thinking is now
acknowldged as an important issue for higher education and all professional
and academic disciplines. Like any skills-based concept, the opportunity
to practise is vital - and a game is an excellent way to explore the practice
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