There are four tasks to complete for this module’s assessment.
Task 1: Exploring your critical thinking skills by completing a diagnostic assessment Go to the University’s Learning and Information Services webpage. Click on: Skills for Learning/General Study Skills. Find the ‘Online Tools and Resources’ section. Click on the link for Skills4Study Campus. The first time you log on to Skills4Study Campus you will need to register using your usual university log on details. Find the Critical Thinking module and complete the diagnostic test. Save your results of the diagnostic test (cut and paste into a Word file or save as an Excel file). Upload the completed task where directed to in the Assignment section of Canvas.
Task 2: Language and critical thinking This task will help you to develop your skills in identifying how critical thinking is revealed within academic writing. The materials to complete this task are on Canvas: 1. Define the terms. 2. Match language ‘clues’ to help you become a critical reader and writer. Ensure you match all the ‘clues’. Upload the completed task where directed to in the Assessment section of Canvas. Task 3: Contribute to discussion forum on Canvas (250 – 350 words)