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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
CRITICAL THINKINGBUS3114355Fall Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Elif BAYKAL
Name of Lecturer(s)Lect. Şenay ÇAYLAN
Assistant(s)
AimTo gain awareness, reliability and consistency about the processes of acquiring, questioning, analyzing objectively and accurately, scientifically grounding, transferring and structuring information
Course ContentThis course contains; Basic and higher order thinking skills (Creative thinking - Reflective thinking - Deep thinking - Hypothesis driven thinking - Critical thinking),Metacognition: Being aware of one's own thoughts, taking responsibility, planning, evaluating, decision making and controlling skills,The concept of critical thinking skill and its functions,Skepticism and Inquiry
Deep and effective Inquiry: Activating the thinking mechanism by asking effective questions,Analyzing and Researching: Scrutinizing the cause of problems,
To create value by questioning and analyzing processes,Yansıma: Bir işi nasıl daha etkili hale getirebilirim? Düşünmenin farkında olmak,Giving Feedback (Constructive Feedback): Making you think about the work done, guiding and raising awareness by giving written and verbal feedback, Learning with feedback,Midterm Exam,Opposing and developing different perspectives: Being able to defend the opposing view along with one's own, evaluating processes, events or problems from different perspectives.,Confirmation Bias: Insight generation and decision making,Employment and Critical Thinking: Effective communication and effective listening
,Contribution of Critical Thinking to Employment: Contribution to customer relations, competition and productivity,Meta-Learning: Learning to learn - Developing interdisciplinary mobility,Final Exam.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
3.The students will be able to learn Arguments10, 16A
4.The students will be able to learn the importance of critical thinking for employment10, 16
5.The students will be able to learn persuasion and discussion strategies16, 9
2.The students will be able to learn logical reasoningA
1. The students will be able to express functions of Critical ThinkingA
1.1 The students pay attention to ask effective questions10, 5, 9A
1.2 The students focus on giving and receiving feedback16, 3A
2.1 The students recognize confirmation biases19, 6E
3.1 The students focus on deductive argument
3.2 The students focus on inductive argumentA
4.1 The students will explain the role of soft skills and critical thinking20, 6
4.2 The students pay attention to AI and critical thinking in today’s workforce.12A
5.1 The students will explain the role of ethos pathos logos strategies16A
5.2 The students pay attention to discussion strategies10, 16, 6
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 12: Problem Solving Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 19: Brainstorming Technique, 20: Reverse Brainstorming Technique, 3: Problem Baded Learning Model, 5: Cooperative Learning, 6: Experiential Learning, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Basic and higher order thinking skills (Creative thinking - Reflective thinking - Deep thinking - Hypothesis driven thinking - Critical thinking)
2Metacognition: Being aware of one's own thoughts, taking responsibility, planning, evaluating, decision making and controlling skills
3The concept of critical thinking skill and its functions
4Skepticism and Inquiry
Deep and effective Inquiry: Activating the thinking mechanism by asking effective questions
5Analyzing and Researching: Scrutinizing the cause of problems,
To create value by questioning and analyzing processes
6Yansıma: Bir işi nasıl daha etkili hale getirebilirim? Düşünmenin farkında olmak
7Giving Feedback (Constructive Feedback): Making you think about the work done, guiding and raising awareness by giving written and verbal feedback, Learning with feedback
8Midterm Exam
9Opposing and developing different perspectives: Being able to defend the opposing view along with one's own, evaluating processes, events or problems from different perspectives.
10Confirmation Bias: Insight generation and decision making
11Employment and Critical Thinking: Effective communication and effective listening
12Contribution of Critical Thinking to Employment: Contribution to customer relations, competition and productivity
13Meta-Learning: Learning to learn - Developing interdisciplinary mobility
14Final Exam
Resources
Critical Thinking – A Student’s Introduction – Mc Graw Hill 2018 – Critical Thinking : Pearson – Eleştirel Düşünme:Tübitak Yayınları 2020
- Jonah Lehrer, Karar Anı, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, 2014. - Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Siyah Kuğu, Varlık Yayınları, 2011. -

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours000
Guided Problem Solving000
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report000
Term Project000
Presentation of Project / Seminar000
Quiz000
Midterm Exam000
General Exam000
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)0
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(0/30)0
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
CRITICAL THINKINGBUS3114355Fall Semester3+035
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Elif BAYKAL
Name of Lecturer(s)Lect. Şenay ÇAYLAN
Assistant(s)
AimTo gain awareness, reliability and consistency about the processes of acquiring, questioning, analyzing objectively and accurately, scientifically grounding, transferring and structuring information
Course ContentThis course contains; Basic and higher order thinking skills (Creative thinking - Reflective thinking - Deep thinking - Hypothesis driven thinking - Critical thinking),Metacognition: Being aware of one's own thoughts, taking responsibility, planning, evaluating, decision making and controlling skills,The concept of critical thinking skill and its functions,Skepticism and Inquiry
Deep and effective Inquiry: Activating the thinking mechanism by asking effective questions,Analyzing and Researching: Scrutinizing the cause of problems,
To create value by questioning and analyzing processes,Yansıma: Bir işi nasıl daha etkili hale getirebilirim? Düşünmenin farkında olmak,Giving Feedback (Constructive Feedback): Making you think about the work done, guiding and raising awareness by giving written and verbal feedback, Learning with feedback,Midterm Exam,Opposing and developing different perspectives: Being able to defend the opposing view along with one's own, evaluating processes, events or problems from different perspectives.,Confirmation Bias: Insight generation and decision making,Employment and Critical Thinking: Effective communication and effective listening
,Contribution of Critical Thinking to Employment: Contribution to customer relations, competition and productivity,Meta-Learning: Learning to learn - Developing interdisciplinary mobility,Final Exam.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
3.The students will be able to learn Arguments10, 16A
4.The students will be able to learn the importance of critical thinking for employment10, 16
5.The students will be able to learn persuasion and discussion strategies16, 9
2.The students will be able to learn logical reasoningA
1. The students will be able to express functions of Critical ThinkingA
1.1 The students pay attention to ask effective questions10, 5, 9A
1.2 The students focus on giving and receiving feedback16, 3A
2.1 The students recognize confirmation biases19, 6E
3.1 The students focus on deductive argument
3.2 The students focus on inductive argumentA
4.1 The students will explain the role of soft skills and critical thinking20, 6
4.2 The students pay attention to AI and critical thinking in today’s workforce.12A
5.1 The students will explain the role of ethos pathos logos strategies16A
5.2 The students pay attention to discussion strategies10, 16, 6
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 12: Problem Solving Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 19: Brainstorming Technique, 20: Reverse Brainstorming Technique, 3: Problem Baded Learning Model, 5: Cooperative Learning, 6: Experiential Learning, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Basic and higher order thinking skills (Creative thinking - Reflective thinking - Deep thinking - Hypothesis driven thinking - Critical thinking)
2Metacognition: Being aware of one's own thoughts, taking responsibility, planning, evaluating, decision making and controlling skills
3The concept of critical thinking skill and its functions
4Skepticism and Inquiry
Deep and effective Inquiry: Activating the thinking mechanism by asking effective questions
5Analyzing and Researching: Scrutinizing the cause of problems,
To create value by questioning and analyzing processes
6Yansıma: Bir işi nasıl daha etkili hale getirebilirim? Düşünmenin farkında olmak
7Giving Feedback (Constructive Feedback): Making you think about the work done, guiding and raising awareness by giving written and verbal feedback, Learning with feedback
8Midterm Exam
9Opposing and developing different perspectives: Being able to defend the opposing view along with one's own, evaluating processes, events or problems from different perspectives.
10Confirmation Bias: Insight generation and decision making
11Employment and Critical Thinking: Effective communication and effective listening
12Contribution of Critical Thinking to Employment: Contribution to customer relations, competition and productivity
13Meta-Learning: Learning to learn - Developing interdisciplinary mobility
14Final Exam
Resources
Critical Thinking – A Student’s Introduction – Mc Graw Hill 2018 – Critical Thinking : Pearson – Eleştirel Düşünme:Tübitak Yayınları 2020
- Jonah Lehrer, Karar Anı, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, 2014. - Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Siyah Kuğu, Varlık Yayınları, 2011. -

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

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