Ashford 2: – Week 1 – Journal
Please read the instructions below for information on how to complete this assignment. Journal
Watch the following required videos for the week:
This is Water by David Foster Wallace Examined Life: Cornel West on Truth The Allegory of the Cave – Plato Stephen Brookfield Critical Thinking Credibility: Critical Thinking Dove – Evolution Commercial
Reflect back on your completion of the “Critical Thinking Quiz” activity at the beginning of the week. How did you feel about your knowledge of the topics that were covered in the quiz? Having taken the quiz and watched the videos, please explain what you think this course will be about. What are your goals for changing your critical thinking and reasoning skills as a result of what you learn in this course?
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your journal entries.
Late Policy: Written assignments (essays, journals, presentations) are due on the specified days in the course. Written assignments will be subject to a late penalty of up to 10% per day up to three days late. If written assignments are submitted after 72 hours past the due date, instructors can give a penalty up to and including a grade of 0 for the assignment.
The following terms are valuable and should be committed to memory. Assumption Cognitive bias Critical thinking Inference Reality