**CRICTIAL THINKING **

- Describe the typical design of a college course and the outcomes that result for students in these courses. In addition, describe a situation in which you found yourself falling into this style of learning.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

- Paul and Elder encourage students to redefine grades as levels of thinking and learning. What do they mean by this? In your view, are grades necessary or unnecessary for self-assessment? Provide an example from your own experience to support your position.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

- Identify a problem in society, your own life, in the life of someone you know, or in the life of someone you have read about. Analyze aspects of the problem and present a solution to this problem from your own perspective. Use the concepts from the chapters to guide your analysis. You can also talk about irrational problem solving that has already occurred in relation to the problem that you identify.

Your response should be at least 150 words in length.