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Becoming a Strategic Thinker: Developing Skills for Success 

By W. James Potter, Edition: 1st edition.

ISBN# 0-13-117983-7

Textbook chapters and handouts require no more than 60-90 minutes of reading time per week. Students are encouraged to dig deeper into the material with the provided resources. In addition to these reading requirements, students will spend one to two hours a week completing assignments. We will use the book in class as part of our assigned reading.  

Module guides and Slides are available for each chapter, including PowerPoint slides and Module Guides that explain the chapters in a cursory fashion.

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Course Description

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem-solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and write using critical thinking skills in analyzing appropriate texts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course may meet the SACS humanities requirement for AAS degree programs. 

HUM115 is a 100% online course; we will not meet face-to-face in the classroom, but if students need help, arrangements can be made via Instant Messaging, Video Chat, or telephone. 

Course Competence, Outcomes, and Major Assignments

At the successful completion of this course, you should be able to: