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2. Realityworks® 800.830.1416 2 Lesson – Problem Solving and Critical Thinking FOCUS: Steps to Solving a Problem 15 minutes Purpose: Problem solving and critical thinking are defined as the ability to use facts, knowledge and data to successfully solve problems. Provide specific examples to support your position This is actually a very good question since a cursory literature research on the topic shows that there are various ways of defining critical thinking skills in general and in particular as regards nursing students. Students should be able to analyse a problem’s cause and the factors involved to be able to solve it. Fact vs. Opinion . As well as • It is followed by small group activities which are used to illustrate the application of various dimensions of problem solving and critical thinking … Divergent and convergent thinking, which are traits of Creativity and Innovation, are directly related to critical thinking. On the other hand, students rely on critical thinking for their learning process and research. Frequency distributions were calculated for data obtained from both scales. Do not readily find solutions for students. The question is how to best instruct students in critical thinking skills. Sorry, preview is currently unavailable. Above all, encourage your students to see themselves as thinkers. 5 It always has a goal – usually, to solve a problem or come to a decision! studies suggested that male students think critically in solving problems than female students. Decision making. Realityworks® 800.830.1416 2 Lesson – Problem Solving and Critical Thinking FOCUS: Steps to Solving a Problem 15 minutes Purpose: Problem solving and critical thinking are defined as the ability to use facts, knowledge and data to successfully solve problems. 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