COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
ISLE 345CRITICAL THINKING AND DECISION MAKING3 + 06th Semester5

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective Objective of this course is to improve students’ decision-making competencies through critical thinking, structured reasoning and creative problem solving in a world where information and much of everything spread and consumed quickly and consumed, literally society today, we have become a consumer society.
Course Content Introduction to critical thinking and decision making. Basic concepts of critical thinking. Critical thinking skills. Problem definition and analysis. Asking right questions. Fallacies. Analyzing arguments. The burden of proof. Language and its pitfalls. Scientific and causal reasoning. Thinking critically about statistics. Analytical decision making techniques. Ethical decision making.
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Corequisite No corequisites.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Understand what critical thinking and decision making are and why there are so many definitions
2Learn basic concepts of critical thinking and discover ways to assess critical thinking
3Apply various critical thinking skills in business and daily life
4Identify and analyze problems accurately
5Learn asking different and right types of questions
6Recognize how your own point of view can affect your decision making
7Know fallacies and types of fallacies
8Learn how to reason effectively and consistently
9Recognize analytical decision analysis techniques for comparing alternative solutions
10Understand structure, standards, and ethics of critical thinking and decision making

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
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ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13339
Assignments11010
Mid-terms11313
Final examination12626
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






130

5

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