Problem Solving

Using the five steps from Ch. 5 of Thinking Critically, create a plan for solving a problem you are currently facing. For the last step, identify how you will determine the effectiveness of your chosen solution.

Step 1: What is the problem?

Step 2: What are the alternatives?

Step 3: What are the advantages and/or disadvantages of each alternative?

Step 4: What is the solution?

Step 5: How well is the solution working?

Write a 100- to 150- word reflection about this process. How did this process help you devise a solution? How can you use this process with future problems? Will this work for all problems you face? Why or why