9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

文章Debby wu » 週五 9月 01, 2017 11:24 pm

Session I:
Colleges Fail to Improve Critical Thinking Skills
2017 / 6

>Podcast from The Wall Street Journal (about 8 min)
http://www.wsj.com/podcasts/colleges-fail-to-improve-critical-thinking-skills/78A18B49-A53E-4F46-BD48-C54FC5310783.html

>News (Report: Colleges Stink at Teaching Critical Thinking )
http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/report-colleges-stink-teaching-critical-thinking

Question
1. In your opinion, what’s the definition of “Critical Thinking”? Do you think it is important to individuals? Why or why not?

2. Do you describe yourself as a person with the ability to do critical thinking? Why? When and how did you foster the ability?

3. Under what circumstances do you think the critical thinking skills would decline? Please provide as many scenarios as possible.

4. In Taiwan, at different life stages, such as preschool, elementary school, high school, college, workplace..., how can we develop our or our children’s critical thinking skill?


Session II:
Creative thinking - how to get out of the box and generate ideas
>Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/53929
The video is about 14 minutes.

1.What is the relation between creative thinking and critical thinking?Furthermore, what is the difference?
Try to explain and give examples about them.

2.Please talk about any experiences of getting out of the box? How did you do things differently? What’s the result?
If you could go back (in time), would you challenge yourself again?

3.Is the creative thinking crucial to the success of your job? Why
If you are just an employee, will you try to get out of the box? You can share your experience
Is the creative thinking necessary in a company? Why

4.The lecturer mentioned that “Getting out of the box is for our dignity as human beings” DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE?

5. Please talk about reasons why you can’t think outside the box?
(If you have time, you can read the article below and you may have a different answer.)

If you want to read more...
>>Why You Can't Think Out Of The Box -- And What To Do Instead
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alastairdryburgh/2016/09/15/why-you-cant-think-out-of-the-box-and-what-to-do-instead/#6c590d6212e5
>> Is critical thinking overrated
http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/blog/critical-thinking-overrated

:idea: I want to share voicetube (this website) to you, because...
1 You can look up the word which you don’t know (just click it) and watch the video at the same time.
2 It is a good resource to practice speaking because it can just repeat one sentence.
3 Also, there are some classification and you can choose what you want easily.



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Agenda:
6:45 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
7:50 ~ 8:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:10 ~ 8:25pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:25 ~ 9:05pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
9:05 ~ 9:25pm Summarization (20 mins)
9:25 ~ 9:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements ********************************************************************************************************************************************
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Re: 9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

文章Luis Ko » 週六 9月 02, 2017 12:00 am

wow~ another courageous new member Debby is to host a meeting so soon, and a nice topic too, i would say. got to give support to her to attend the meeting lo~ :D
i might be a cynic and, a sceptic as well but, i'm definitely not a bad person!!
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Re: 9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

文章Debby wu » 週六 9月 02, 2017 3:03 pm

Luis Ko~ thank for your support very much :D
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Re: 9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

文章Luis Ko » 週一 9月 04, 2017 10:02 pm

you're welcome la~ i do like this topic haa

by the way, the link below is something relevant to critical thinking in which you can get some critical ideas about the thinking. fyi lo~ http://philosophy.hku.hk/think/critical/ct.php

apart from that, there's a sentence i like very much that might be a good way to foster thinking, if not critical thinking, ability in my opinion,
"love is like a butterfly it goes where it pleases and it pleases where it goes".. ah~ not this one, thought this sentence is beautiful haa~ the sentence i mentioned is,

“Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.”

hope it helps lo~ 8)
i might be a cynic and, a sceptic as well but, i'm definitely not a bad person!!
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Re: 9/5 (Tue.) Get out of the box (host:Debby)

文章Rock » 週四 9月 07, 2017 9:05 am

Sorry for being forgetful. The attendee list: Debby (host), Momo (newcomer), Steve, Tina, Gloria, James, Shirley, Christine, Kris, Luis, Light, Julian, Alicia, Cassie, Wenhan.... Thank you alllll for coming.
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