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Confronting Your Assumptions


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Assumptions are necessary to help us make sense of our world. This course defines what assumptions are, describes how different kinds of assumptions may be challenged, and covers the importance of seeking out other people's perspectives.

Target Audience
Individuals who want to develop or refine their critical thinking skills

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Confronting Your Assumptions

  • define assumptions
  • use lines of questioning to identify assumptions
  • distinguish between different types of assumptions
  • recall questions to ask as you examine your assumptions to avoid faulty assumptions
  • seek perspectives of others when managing assumptions
  • recognize and challenge assumptions appropriately
  • Course Number:
    apd_17_a01_bs_enus