Associate Program Material
Critical Thinking Worksheet
Chose one of the following scenarios:
You are a member of a group working on a class project. The group members are enthusiastic about the project and arrange a meeting time to begin planning. You forget to mark your calendar and miss the meeting. The group posts a summary of the meeting with assignments and deadlines for the project. You apologize to the group and agree to complete the topic research for the project. You realize you have a paper due in another course on the same day your research is due and concentrate most of your time on your individual assignment. The paper takes longer than you thought, and you are unable to conduct research for the group project by the deadline. You feel bad about this and do not respond to inquiries from group members. You post a message to the group explaining you are having computer problems. The group expresses their empathy and proceeds without you, completing and submitting the project with your name included.
Write five questions to help you think through the situation and determine a course of action.
Question 1: Can I set aside two days a week to work on each assignment? *
Question 2: Can I handle two big assignments this close together? *
Question 3: Do I understand the consequences of not keeping a schedule of deadlines? *
Question 4: Can I turn what I have for the group assignment in? *
Question 5: I can finish my research paper and see if the group needs my input
Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions:
Why did you choose these questions?
I chose these questions because they could be useful to someone in the situation. This situation is kind of close to what I am going through, when I started school I didn’t have anything to worry about other than school and once the courses started everything popped up at once so I had to juggle courses and I started to not...
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