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Cross-Disciplinary Standard I - Key Cognitive Skills
I. Key Cognitive Skills
A. Intellectual curiosity
- Engage in scholarly inquiry and dialogue.
- Accept constructive criticism and revise personal views when valid evidence warrants.
- Consider arguments and conclusions of self and others.
- Construct well-reasoned arguments to explain phenomena, validate conjectures, or support positions.
- Gather evidence to support arguments, findings or lines of reasoning.
- Support or modify claims based on the results of an inquiry.
C. Problem solving
- Analyze a situation to identify a problem to be solved.
- Develop and apply multiple strategies to solve a problem.
- Collect evidence and data systematically and directly relate to solving a problem
D. Academic behaviors
- Self-monitor learning needs and seek assistance when needed.
- Use study habits necessary to manage academic pursuits and requirements.
- Strive for accuracy and precision.
- Persevere to complete and master tasks.
E. Work habits
- Work independently.
- Work collaboratively.
F. Academic integrity
- Attribute ideas and information to source materials and people.
- Evaluate sources for quality of content, validity, credibility, and relevance.
- Include the ideas of others and the complexities of the debate, issue, or problem.
- Understand and adhere to ethical codes of conduct.
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