This is a level of thinking which you are required to demonstrate within your academic study, and you are able to do this when reading, writing, presenting and discussing. There are a number of ways in which you are able to think critically, and essentially, it is a progression of thinking, moving away from basic descriptions or accounts of information, towards the application of thought/ideas/concepts, analysis, evaluation and creating new ideas.
The following diagram summarises the processes involved in critical thinking which you may find useful to bear in mind when preparing an assignment (when reading and writing)
Updated Blooms Taxonomy of Learning
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