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Problem Solving PowerPoint Presentation
153 slides with 4 diagrams/charts and 15 high resolution photographs
Participant Handout and Problem Solving Glosssary with 34 terms

There are many approaches to problem solving, depending on the nature of the problem and the people involved. Problem solving is defined as a systematic approach to defining the problem (question or situation that presents uncertainty, perplexity, or difficulty), and creating a vast number of possible solutions without judging these solutions.

Glossary: 4 Pages with 34 related terms (sample terms include):

Assumption — Brainstorming — Cause & Effect Analysis— Convergent Thinking — Critical Thinking — Deductive Reasoning — Divergent Thinking — Extrapolation — Flow Chart — Implementation — Inductive Reasoning — Problem-Solving — Quantitative — Strategy

Learning Objectives:

  • Be prepared to actively listen in order to accurately understand the problem
  • Know how to take the first step in solving a problem
  • Clarify and define the problem
  • Understand the usefulness of collaborative problem-solving and decision-making
  • Examine different decision-making models
  • Utilize creativity in the problem-solving/decision-making process
  • Plan, practice, and problem-solve while making decisions through case studies, role playing, and group discussions

PowerPoint Presentation Content Slides Include:

  • Definition/s of problem solving
  • Learning objectives for this presentation
  • Teaching and understanding the process of problem solving (58 points)
  • Defining and brainstorming the problem and solution (10 points)
  • The scientific approach to problem solving (13 points)
  • The role of past experiences and learning from these (11 points)
  • Collaborative problem solving (20 points)
    • Active listening techniques (14 points)
    • Steps of collaborative problem solving (22 points)
  • Creative problem solving and brainstorming (10 points)
    • Creative thinking environments (7 points)
    • Adaptors and innovators (10 points)
    • Triggers for inspiration (8 points)
  • Problem solving frameworks and processes (33 points)
    • Modes of problem solving (20 points)
    • S.W.O.T. analysis (16 points)
  • Effective decision making (14 points)
    • Decision making methods (17 points)
  • Vertical and lateral thinking (13 points)
  • 16 action steps and much more

Plus 9 Additional New Content Pages:

  • Etymology / (Page 9)
  • Problem-solving Cycle / (Pages 10-14)
  • Collaborative Problem-solving / (Page 114)
  • Techniques / (Pages 138-139)

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Keywords: clarify, clear up, construe, deal with, decide, decipher, decode, determine, disentangle, divine, do, elucidate, enlighten, explain, expound, fathom, figure out, find out, fix, get, get right, get to the bottom, problem

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