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Stay curious! Tools to activate your critical thinking

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Add to Calendar 2021-10-12 09:00:00 2021-11-02 10:30:00 Stay curious! Tools to activate your critical thinking Social media, news articles, podcasts, magazines,  books, oh my! There is a staggering amount of information being created and shared today. How can we strengthen our critical thinking skills to separate truth and fact from misinformation, disinformation or mal-information? When information changes quickly, how can we make decisions based on the most accurate and trusted sources we have at the time? Join us for an interactive, four-part series to: Gain ideas and practices to activate your critical thinking. Learn about new research in the field. Connect with others who also want to stay curious. We will meet online for an hour on four Tuesdays from October 12 to November 2. America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Online course

Contact

Christy Kallevig, University of Minnesota Extension educator
kallevig@umn.edu or 320-429-0934

Small team of three community members meeting to discuss local matters.

Social media, news articles, podcasts, magazines,  books, oh my! There is a staggering amount of information being created and shared today. How can we strengthen our critical thinking skills to separate truth and fact from misinformation, disinformation or mal-information?

When information changes quickly, how can we make decisions based on the most accurate and trusted sources we have at the time?

Join us for an interactive, four-part series to:

  • Gain ideas and practices to activate your critical thinking.
  • Learn about new research in the field.
  • Connect with others who also want to stay curious.

We will meet online for an hour on four Tuesdays from October 12 to November 2.

Cost

Are you a builder, activator or partner? We are offering this course using a pay-what-you-can pricing model. Choose the rate that works best for you and/or your organization.

  • $15 — Builders: I am curious.
  • $50 — Activators: I do not have a budget for professional development but want to help programming like this be available to all thinkers.
  • $100 — Partners: I have a professional development budget and am choosing this as one of my annual priorities.

Registration

Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session using Zoom.

 

Registration deadline is Monday, October 4.

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