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code NE264
credit_hours 3
title Scientific Thinking
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Thinking Patterns Development; Nature and postulates of scientific thinking; Meaning and objective of Science; Scientific values and directions; Science, non-science and other-than science, Engineering and Technology; Properties of science; Mental operations used in science and Scientific Guessing; Types of deductions and Representation; Research methods in natural sciences, definitions; Experiments, Observations, Scientific postulates and their conditions; Verification of scientific postulates; General methods of problems solving; Creative and critical Thinking; Fluency types; Flexibility, Originality and Basics of Brain Storming.
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1 Nature of science. Defining Science. Results and objectives of science. The thinking processes. Inductive and analogical thinking. Methods of reasoning in mathematics. Methods of reasoning in Natural sciences. The experimentation and verification stage. Problem solving. General problem solving methods (1). General problem solving methods (2). Creative thinking. Creative thinking methods. Decision making. Methods of decision making. Final Exam.
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