5 Summary of Session 1
In this session you learned that critical thinking is an essential skill in a digital world. You were also introduced to:
a useful tool for weighing up arguments – the pros and cons table.
how digital thinking tools evolved, just as physical tools did, to allow humans to extend their capabilities.
how digital thinking tools extend human capability in terms of scale, reach, speed, creation and plasticity.
infographics, which are are one kind of thinking tool that can not only bring new insights, but also encourage the kind of balanced objectivity that is the essence of critical thinking.
In Session 2 you will learn new ways of searching for information and assessing the reliability of the sources you find.