From: Todd VanAuken
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 9:33 PM
To: Janice Thiel
Subject: Form Submission (Critical Thinking Activities & Reusable
Learning Objects (RLOs))
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 Thiel.Janice@SPCollege.edu
Critical Thinking Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: Imaging Evaluation of the Cervical Spine
Briefly describe or summarize the Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: Students will learn about traumatic cervical spine
injuries and techniques to image, evaluate , and interpret anatomy and
- Select all that apply:
Your Answer: Allied Health
the Major Learning Outcome(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (from course
Your Answer: •Students will develop the knowledge base required of an
entry-level radiographer. •Students will develop the critical thinking and
problem-solving skills required of an entry-level radiographer.
the Course Objective(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (stated in performance
Your Answer: -Students will become oriented with the portable x-ray
machine and exams.
Activity/RLO - Select all that apply:
Time - How much
time does it take to conduct this Activity/RLO?
Your Answer: Portion of One Class
materials that are necessary to conduct this Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: Students must have computer/laptop and internet access
Give detailed step-by-step instructions on how to conduct this
Your Answer: After completing the first RLO, students will perform
this activity and take the quiz upon completion.
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.
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
How will this
improve our students’ ability to think critically?
Your Answer: Students will learn the importance of portable exams as
well as good quality diagnostic images for proper fracture evaluation.
consulted the Activity/RLO Guidelines?
If you have any questions or comments
about this form, please contact Janice Thiel at Thiel.Janice@SPCollege.edu or call