Information and critical thinking - MOOC

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Information and critical thinking - MOOC
3.00 credits
30.0 h + 15.0 h
De Kesel Myriam; Rees Jean-François;
Main themes
This course addresses the issue of critical thinking and its application in assessing the quality of information.
The course consists of 7 modules.
  • Module 1: Why should you develop your critical thinking skills?
  • Module 2: Identifying your preconceptions
  • Module 3: Decoding Speech
  • Module 4: Assessing Source Quality
  • Module 5: Understanding the scientific approach
  • Module 6: Analyzing data, information
  • Module 7: Being aware of the limits of science
Teaching methods
Teaching is based on an online course accessible on the EdX platform. Participants will follow the course online.
Evaluation methods
The evaluation will be carried out in a written exam that will cover all of what has been seen online.
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