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Communication Strategies: Questioning

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Ask questions throughout a process to ensure needs are met.

Using this Strategy

You will use this strategy when you ask questions to:

  • Read critically when reviewing class readings.
  • Clarify assignment details.
  • Think critically about outside sources when doing research.
  • Find out if you are on track with your assignment outline.
  • Find out if your teammate needs help completing their portion of the work.
  • Resolve a conflict during group work.
  • Find out how to improve your assignment before handing it in.

Key Resources

To learn how to read critically:

To learn how to be critical when reading online sources:

To learn about using critical thinking:

To learn about critical thinking skills:

To learn about asking questions:

To learn about the importance of asking good questions: