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INT-1017-VO09F - Critical Thinking & Creative Problem Solving


Synonym: 199472
Location: Online
Credits: 1
Day/Times: Meets online
Semester Dates: 11-03-2020 to 12-21-2020
Last day to drop without a grade: 11-12-2020 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 12-01-2020 - Refund Policy
Faculty: NoFaculty Needed | View Faculty Credentials
Open Seats/Section Limit: 15/16 (as of 06-03-20 1:15 PM)

Comments: Flex section - students will work at their own pace to complete course objectives by the end of the term. Contact a CCV advisor for more information about this format.

Course Description:

This course explores the process of inquiry and problem solving through critical and creative thinking. Topics covered will include identifying and assessing data, convergent and divergent thinking, challenging assumptions, and using critical and creative thinking to evaluate arguments and solve problems.

Essential Objectives:

1. Distinguish between convergent and divergent thinking and how each is applied in the research process.
2. Distinguish appropriate authoritative and credible information sources based on the topic of interest.
3. Critically analyze data sets to identify patterns and formulate questions.
4. Identify and challenge assumptions that may interfere with problem-solving.
5. Employ logic and reasoning to evaluate arguments, draw conclusions, and make recommendations for improvement.

Textbooks:

Fall 2020 textbook data will be available on May 13. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: NoFaculty Needed

Accessibility Services for Students with Disabilities: CCV strives to mitigate barriers to course access for students with documented disabilities. To request accommodations, please

  1. Provide disability documentation to the Accessibility Coordinator at your academic center. https://ccv.edu/discover-resources/students-with-disabilities/
  2. Request an appointment to meet with accessibility coordinator to discuss your request and create an accommodation plan.
  3. Once created, students will share the accommodation plan with faculty. Please note, faculty cannot make disability accommodations outside of this process.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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