Not easy critical thinking 500 words essay

Describe an important problem

faced by society today. Provide your own analysis of the problem in terms of each of the

elements of thought as defined by Paul and Elder. In addition, explain the three intellectual standards and three

intellectual virtues that you believe are the most im

portant for resolving the issue.

In one paragraph at the end of your paper, reflect on your analysis of the problem that you selected in order to address

the following questions:


Which of the five methods did you use to generate questions that lead to di

sciplined thinking?


Explain how you applied deep learning in your consideration of this problem.


How does your analysis differ from that of a minimalist student?

Your response should be at least three pages in length, double spaced, and in Times New Roman

12pt. font. You are

required to use at least your textbook and one scholarly article from any database within the





source material for your response

. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted

material must have accompanying citations in APA format. The title and reference page do not count towards the three

page minimum.

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