EAD112 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Using Analysis to Develop Solutions


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*, Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*, Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including some scheduled Collaborate sessions and weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

**Students enrolled in course A250, E200 or A200 must enrol on the Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campuses or seek written permission from the Course Director for online enrolment

Students enrolled in courses other than A250, E200 or A200 must enrol online only


This unit will equip students with critical thinking and problem solving skills for tertiary study and the workplace. Students will learn how to analyse and evaluate academic arguments and identify their strengths and weaknesses. They will learn to analyse issues, identify problems, and propose approaches to finding solutions.

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