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Critical thinking involves evaluating, analyzing, comparing, contrasting, and synthesizing information by using logic and problem solving skills while maintaining an objective perspective on a topic.
Critical thinking is often expressed in one’s ability to create strong arguments. See a more in-depth description on the Academic Skills Center's critical thinking page.
- You might also find watching the "Demonstrating Critical Thinking in Writing Assignments" webinar from the Walden Writing Center helpful.
See more at the Academic Skills Center's Success Strategies page.
Do you have other general writing questions? E-mail the Writing Center.
Other questions about your doctoral capstone or the Form & Style review? E-mail the Dissertation Editors.
Want to peruse other writing resources? Go to the Writing Center’s homepage.