Hours of content.


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Months of access to course materials.



What you'll take away from this course

Critical thinking skills

Effective research tips

Problem-solving strategies

Professional communication skills

Ways to express ideas clearly

In this short course, you study six core topics to improve your communication skills. You’ll start by understanding the elements of critical thinking and the importance of doing your research. Hone your evaluation and presentation skills. Identify communication barriers, bias and cultural differences. Discover how to construct cohesive arguments that persuade or inspire. Throughout this course, you’ll arm yourself with the skills to discuss any topic and identify and resolve conflict respectfully.

The Foundations of Critical Thinking

Examine the elements of critical thinking and its value as a skill.

Developing a Critical Eye

Understand critical reading and questioning techniques.

Becoming an Expert Researcher

Learn how to research and craft a persuasive written argument.

Evaluating Arguments and Literature

Discover categorical and propositional logic and inductive reasoning.

Becoming Aware of Cultural Variance and Bias

Explore the role of cultural differences in how we see the world and share knowledge.

Conflict Resolution

Hone your skills in identifying and resolving conflict.

More Details

During this course, you’ll learn practical and evidence-based facts and gain critical thinking skills that you can quickly and easily apply in your life.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to learn how to use critical thinking every day.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This course is designed and supported by experts and academics at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

What Next?

If you love Critical Thinking, why not enrol in another short course in mental health and wellness, nutrition, business or natural health? Or you may want to explore a degree with Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Your Instructors

Dr. Anita Milicevic
Dr Paul Strube

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