Previously, we learned how we form beliefs from our own experiences and the importance of thinking critically about our beliefs. In chapter 5, we learn that we must also be open to others’ experiences and knowledge. The Stages of Knowing model in chapter 5 describes a Stage Three thinker as someone who can evaluate different views and determine which is most compelling and logical.
2. Initial Post: Create a new thread and answer all three parts of the initial prompt below
Respond to the following prompts in your initial post:
- When you think of someone who has the qualities of a consistent Stage Three thinker, who comes to mind? Provide a detailed description and explain why you chose the person you did. Note: your person can be someone you know personally or professionally.
- Discuss a specific strategy from chapter 5 that you can use to help determine if information is trustworthy or not.
- Why is it important for those who work in the world of healthcare and medicine to understand how to determine if a source of information is credible?