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Have you ever given much thought to your decision making process?  Many people do not, and if you fall into that category, that is okay.  As you likely learned in your HUM/115 course, critical thinking is a skill that needs to be developed through practice.  The text this week discusses a systematic approach to decision making that includes identifying your goals, considering alternatives, make and carry out the decision, consider the outcomes and then reconsider the information. Take a moment to consider your own approach to decision making and problem solving and answer the following question: Do you complete all 5 of these steps as part of your problem solving approach?  If not, which are the most difficult for you and why? 100 words count

Discussion 2

  Growth mindset: The belief that people can increase their abilities and perform better through hard work is called a growth mindset. Discuss some ways that you can facilitate a growth mindset in yourself or someone else (a child, an employee, etc). 100 words count

Discussion 3


Watch Carol Dweck: The Power of Believing That You Can Improve.

Reflect on the growth mindset research that Dweck discusses. In 100 words discuss 

What did she find in her research?

 What strategies does she suggest

Discussion 4


choose one tool to maintain your motivation and another to evaluate yourself. How can you use these to improve your performance? 100 words count