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Unit seven problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and decision making 1 learning objectives at the end of this unit, the learner will be able to. Guidelines are used to reflect their interpretation of patients' needs, responses, and situation, 54 a process that requires critical thinking and decisionmaking 55, 56 using guidelines also reflects one's problem identification and problem-solving abilities 56 conversely, the ability to proficiently conduct a series of tasks without. Substantive critical thinking as developed by the foundation for critical thinking proves effective in raising sat and act test scores teaching critical thinking skills to fourth grade students identified as gifted and talented. Problem-solving skills and first steps: seeing patterns, abstracting to models and developing hypotheses using data to form and test a hypothesis beyond fundamentals—moving from analytical thinking to critical thinking.
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