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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

June 18th 2014:Critical Thinking Part 2: To Tell the Truth

The buzz: Thinking. Increasingly, in-demand jobs require proficiency in critical thinking. Without it, how can a company validate the information it uses for decision making? Think about it. The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “Learning to think more critically involves developing practices that lead to more carefully thought-out, evidence-based decisions and judgments.” Dr. Sharon Bailin, Professor: “Critical thinkers are more committed to the process of being reasonable than to any particular view or position.” Shirley Calla, Masters Student: “I think the task of figuring out

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Dr. Mark Battersby

Dr. Mark Battersby has over 40 years of experience teaching critical thinking, including at Capilano University, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and Stanford University, and has been invited to do workshops on critical thinking across North America. He is the founder of the British Columbia Association for Critical Thinking Research and Instruction, and also led a provincial curriculum initiative focusing on learning outcomes in higher education. Mark has written and presented extensively on the subject of critical thinking and informal logic, and is the author of Is That a Fact? A Field Guide to Statistical and Scientific Information (Broadview, 2009), and, alon
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Dr. Sharon Bailin

Dr. Sharon Bailin is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University. She is the author of the award-winning book, Achieving Extraordinary Ends: An Essay on Creativity (Ablex, 1994) and, along with Mark Battersby, Reason in the Balance: An Inquiry Approach to Critical Thinking. She is also the author of a significant number of articles on critical thinking and creativity, and has presented on these topics internationally. Sharon currently directs a Masters Program for educators focused on critical thinking and is a part of a major initiative to develop critical thinking for educational institutions and contexts in Canada and internationally (TC2). She is a Past Presid
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Shirley Calla

Shirley Calla has held fashion design and apparel merchandising positions with Koret, Notables, Calvin Klein Sport, and served as Executive Vice President, Merchandise and Design with the Kellwood brand Jax. A teacher on the Faculty of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) starting in 1998, she is a member of the National Apparel Affinity Group, post-secondary educators in fashion design, marketing and manufacturing. She has been involved in curriculum development for KPU programs and currently teaches in the Bachelor of Design in Fashion & Technology Program, part of the new Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design, named for the founders of lululemon. Shirley is studying in th
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Emily Mui

Emily Mui is a Sr. Director of HANA Cloud Product Marketing at SAP, with more than 13 years of product management and product marketing experience in business intelligence and data warehousing. At BusinessObjects and SAP, she led several successful product suite launches, managed BusinessObjects User Conferences and BI tracks for SAPPHIRE NOW, and served as the lead BI contact with ASUG. Emily was also the SAP lead for many “Xcelsius” (SAP Dashboards) community activities. Her areas of expertise include dashboards, visualization, mobile BI, real-time BI, predictive analysis, big data and cloud computing. Emily has also worked passionately with customers and partners to share their successes.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 13/12/2017 08:00 13/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: Thinking. Increasingly, in-demand jobs require proficiency in critical thinking. Without it, how can a company validate the information it uses for decision making? Think about it. The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “Learning to think more critically involves developing practices that lead to more carefully thought-out, evidence-based decisions and judgments.” Dr. Sharon Bailin, Professor: “Critical thinkers are more committed to the process of being reasonable than to any particular view or position.” Shirley Calla, Masters Student: “I think the task of figuring out how to combine the best of conscious deliberation and instinctive judgment is one of the greatest challenges of our time” (Malcolm Gladwell). Emily Mui, SAP: “In this age of information overload and demand for instant response and gratification, it’s even more important to have good critical thinking skills so you can make good decisions.” Join us for Critical Thinking Part 2: To Tell the Truth. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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