Critical Thinking Reflection

Critical Thinking Reflection

University of Phoenix Material

Stages of Critical Thinking

Part 1: Stages of Critical Thinking

Complete the matrix by identifying the four beginning stages of critical thinking as detailed in Critical Thinking.

Stages of critical thinking
Stage description
Unreflective thinker
Unaware of the role that thinking is playing in their lives and of the problems, they lack the ability to explicit their thinking and to improve it.
Challenged thinker
Becoming aware of the role that thinking is playing in their lives and the fact that problems are causing serious and significant problems.
Beginning thinker
Taking up challenges to take explicit command of their thinking in several areas of their lives.
Practicing thinker
Having a sense of habits you need in order to take charge of their thinking.

Part 2: Your Thinking

Write a 75- to 150-word explanation of your current level of critical-thinking development, and explain why you placed yourself at that stage.

I believe that my current level of critical-thinking would be the practicing thinker. The reason I believe I am a practicing thinker is because I have several different habits that I have established over the last few years that helps me get through anything in life. I am a true believer that no matter what kind of a wall life puts in front of me I will always be able to knock that wall down or get over the wall. With the habits I have established in my life over the last few years it has helped me become very successful in life and continuously become more successful every single day.

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