From:                              Barb Heier

Sent:                               Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:16 PM

To:                                   Janice Thiel

Subject:                          Form Submission (Critical Thinking Activities & Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs))


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Critical Thinking Activities & Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs)

Thank you for submitting your Critical Thinking Activity/RLO idea. Please forward this message and attach any supplemental files (e.g., Handouts, PowerPoints, etc.) to


Title of Critical Thinking Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: Skeletal System Link -


Briefly describe or summarize the Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: The skeletal system link will allow access to real photographs of the human skeletal system. The purpose of these pages is to quiz knowledge of the structures of the skeletal system.


Subject Area(s) - Select all that apply:

Your Answer: Allied Health


What is(are) the Major Learning Outcome(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (from course outline)?

Your Answer: Students will develop the knowledge base required to identify boney landmarks.


What is(are) the Course Objective(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (stated in performance terms)?

Your Answer: Identify/recognize and be able to define generic terms related to surface structures(boney markings) found on bones.


Type of Activity/RLO - Select all that apply:

Your Answer: Individual


Time - How much time does it take to conduct this Activity/RLO?

Your Answer: Portion of One Class


List the materials that are necessary to conduct this Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: Students must have computer/laptop and internet access.


Instructions - Give detailed step-by-step instructions on how to conduct this Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: Access the site using internet link provided Choose one of the many skeletal views. Click on the specific view and review landmarks and take quiz.


List Additional Resources, for example: Web address/URL, Handouts, PowerPoint, etc. Copy/Paste URLs here. Later, when you receive your confirmation message, forward any supplemental files to the QEP Director.

Your Answer:


SPC established as its definition of critical thinking: The active and systemic process of communication, problem solving, evaluation, analysis, synthesis, and reflection, both individually and in community, to foster understanding, support sound decision-making, and guide action.


Which aspect(s) of critical thinking does this Activity/RLO address? - Select all that apply:

Your Answer: Problem-solving, Evaluation, Analysis, Synthesis, Reflection


How will this improve our students’ ability to think critically?

Your Answer: Students will learn the importance of the skeletal system. This RLO teaches students to select and identify skeletal boney landmarks. The visuals make the exercise interesting. The exercise should increase understanding and retention of the information.


Have you consulted the Activity/RLO Guidelines?

Your Answer: Yes


If you have any questions or comments about this form, please contact Janice Thiel at or call (727) 341-3110