Programme Brief

This course will expose participants to a proven process for critical thinking. The skills learned can be used in a professional environment or in one’s personal life and can lead to better decision making.

Duration of the course is 29th August to 26th September, 2017, and an e-certificate will be issued at the end.

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  1. Explain what is critical thinking.
  2. Describe the process and key elements of critical thinking.
  3. Identify reasons and conclusions in an argument.
  4. Recognize the different patterns of reasoning.
  5. Identify underlying assumptions in an argument.
  6. Describe the context of an argument.
  7. Apply a thinking map to facilitate the reasoning process.
  8. Apply a process of clarifying and interpreting expressions and ideas.
  9. Evaluate reasons, claims and creditability of sources of information.
  10. Analyze the validity of an argument based on inferences and other considerations.

 

Please click here to view the full Course Outline

 

Schedule and cost:

CAMPUS START ENDDAYTIME COST
Online 29-Aug-17 26-Sept-17 Tue 5:30pm - 7:30pm $TT600.00 or $US90.00

 

Registration details are provided below.


  • 10 Contact Hours

If you are a continuing student, and are already enrolled onto the SBCS E-Learning Platform, please log on to the platform with your existing credentials and then paste the following link onto the search bar: https://sbcstt.com/course/view.php?id=1137

This would take you directly to the page to make payment.

If you are a new student, you will be required to create an SBCS E-Learning Account.

Here are the steps:
1) Fill out the New Account form with your details.
2) An email will be immediately sent to your email address.
3) Read your email, and click on the web link it contains.
4) Your account will be confirmed and you will be directed to the homepage to log in.
5) Once you are logged onto the platform, paste the following link onto the search bar:
https://sbcstt.com/course/view.php?id=1137
6) The link would take you directly to the page to make payment.

PAYMENT COMPLETION
Once you have created an account, please select the Payment Link which would have been forwarded by the Academic Department.

You will be taken to the course page. Click on the “Send payment via PayPal” button

If you have an existing PayPal account, you can sign in and proceed with payment.

If you do not have a PayPal account, choose the “Create a PayPal account” option and proceed.
NB: Please double check that the accurate course has been selected.

If you do not have a PayPal account, or a credit card, you can visit the Advisory and Admissions department at any of our four campuses (Champs Fleurs, Port of Spain, San Fernando, Trincity) to register.

Our office hours are as follows (excluding public holidays):

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Once payment is completed via PayPal, you will gain immediate access to the course. However, if payment is made otherwise, you will be enrolled onto the e-learning platform by an administrator, and the relevant information will be sent via email within 3-5 days.

Note that once registered and enrolled, participants would have full access to the course, and ALL course material. Therefore, a NO REFUND policy will be implemented.

For further information, please send an email to CTC-CF@sbcs.edu.tt or call 663-7227 extensions 1110-1114.

For further information, please send an email to CTC-CF@sbcs.edu.tt or call 663-7227 extensions 1110-1114.