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Communication, Film, and Media

A research guide for topics in Communications, Film, and Media.

What is critical thinking?

Critical thinking is the ability to take in information and analyze it before forming an opinion. Being aware of potential biases is important, both ones own and a source's.

Below are some outside resources to learn about and build critical thinking skills.

Critical Thinking Web

  • Free tutorials, organized into modules.

From Search to Research: Developing Critical Thinking Through Web Research Skills

  • An informational PDF from Microsoft