discussion board post

I need to post this for a discussion board due tonight, maybe the cultural belief on education and how my family is non educated but I opted for college?  ideas ?

Responding to Ideology, Beliefs, and Critical Thinking

Read: Elder, L., & Paul, R. (2012b). Critical thinking: Intellectual standards essential to reasoning well within every domain of human thought, Part 3. Journal of Developmental Education, 37(2), 32-33.

Watch: Cognitive Bias Song

This is an exercise in examining socio-centric and ethical reasoning.  

Do the following:

  • Reflect on your mindset and a cultural belief that is a central tenet of your life.
  • Explore the benefits and challenges of egocentric thinking.
  • Identify the logic used to make the claims presented in the scholarly article.
  • Develop a logical argument with causal explanations or hypotheses, which can square egocentric thinking and cultural and religious, social or political beliefs with logic and reason.  Cite your source as evidence.
  • Be sure to adhere to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
  • You are required to respond to at least two other classmates’ postings. Make sure to back up your replies and feedback to classmates’ initial postings with facts and insights informed by critical thinking skills.
  • Remember that critical thinking is not just your opinion; rather, it is a claim that provides evidence that helps you prove an argument.

Discussion question responses should be at least 200-300 words.

All learners should be prepared to critique the postings from at least two fellow students, but be sure to back up your thoughts and feedback with concrete facts and insights based on research. You may also want to cite other examples to support your position.

Include at least 1-2 scholarly sources that are not required or recommended readings for this course. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find these sources.

Format your discussion, including all in-text citations and references, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements .

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