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College Success-Ch. 7 + Ch.8
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Level 1 thinking answers the question "Can I invent something new based on this idea?"
Level 2 thinking answers the question "Can I explain this idea in my own words?"
The process of narrowing down possible solutions to a problem is called...
The process of opening up alternatives and considering many options is called...
The categories of suggestions for critical thinking include:
a. Check your attitudes.
b. Check for logic.
c. Check for evidence.
The statement "doctors are greedy" is an example of:
Thinking in all or nothing terms.
Creative thinking is only useful for artists—not people who run a company.
Learning through inquiry is based on asking questions.
The suggested strategies for making decisions DO NOT include:
Make all decisions immediately rather than putting them on hold.
The text suggests that you think of problem-solving as a process based on:
Four "P's"—problem, possibilities, plan, perform.
The Power Process: "Employ your word" refers to the ladder of powerful speaking. The characteristic that distinguishes the bottom rung of this ladder from the upper five rungs is:
You can listen skillfully to a speaker even when you disagree with that person's viewpoint.
"You always interrupt when I talk" is a complaint. An effective way to restate this as a request is:
"Please let me finish speaking before you talk."
According to the text, the most effective listeners remain totally silent while another person speaks.
In contrast to verbal messages,___________messages include your posture, gestures, and style of clothing.
According to the text, people who master public speaking are able to eliminate their fear of getting up in front of an audience.
Effective "I" messages include:
b. A description of your feelings
c. A statement about what you want
d. A statement about what you intend to do
Skilled writers assume that people will read every word in your message when it appears online.
From the list below, choose effective examples of an "I" message:
c. "When you come home late, I feel worried."
d. "I'm afraid we're drifting apart."
Which of the following is an example of an effective thesis statement?
Student success depends on strategies that can be learned.
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