Questioning the Process of Questioning: Conceptual Tools to Enhance Your Metacognitive Abilities

by Jonathan Y. H. Sim


Here are some supplementary resources I wrote for my students when I taught the module, GEQ1000 “Asking Questions.” These resources explore how we think about thinking, how we question questions, and theories of theory-making. Learning about the questioning processes employed by different academic disciplines can help generate mental flexibility to problem-solving, as you acquire new methods and new perspectives for examining a particular problem.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why are some people so good at figuring things out on their own?

Chapter 1: Philosophy

Chapter 2: Physical Sciences

Chapter 3: Computational Thinking

Chapter 4: Engineering

Chapter 5: Social Sciences

Chapter 6: End of Module Wrap-up

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