Critical Thinking – Collect & Use Information & Data

Critical Thinking – Collect & Use Information & Data

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 13, 2024
Course Description

Course Overview

Peter Quarry explains to Eve Ash that logical thinking, which is essential to critical thinking, involves asking oneself what s/he knows about a situation and then seeking more information and facts with the aim of making better decisions.  Looking for patterns or trends in the information gathered helps a person to extract improved insights.

Peter Quarry recommends avoiding premature conclusions about an issue or decision by seeking and assembling more facts first.


Learning Objectives

The next step to critical thinking is collecting and using information by:

  • Switching off emotions
  • Getting the facts
  • Making logical decisions


Interviewer: Eve Ash

Interviewee: Peter Quarry