Venn Diagram

A Venn diagram is an illustration of the relationships between and among a group of objects that have something in common. Like a web, it is useful when you want to find solutions to a problem with two or three symptoms or elements. To create a Venn diagram:

■ ask yourself "what are the three symptoms of the problem?"

■ write each element in a circle, and have each circle overlap (as shown on the following page)

■ ask yourself "what can I do differently to resolve each overlapping set of symptoms, or how can I use these elements together to arrive at a solution?" (circle A and circle B)

■ repeat the previous step with circles B and C, and A and C

■ fill in the overlapping areas with your responses

Example

You received $2,000 from the estate of a distant relative. You always wanted to travel to Europe, but you have also been trying to save money to renovate your dilapidated bathroom. In addition, a local nursery is going out of business and the landscaping project you have only dreamed about could be yours for a 50% discount. To help determine what you should do with the money, create a Venn diagram showing the possible answers and ask yourself which is more important or deserving between each answer.

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The Art Of Cold Reading

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  • jessica
    Is a Venn Diagram an example of critical thinking?
    3 years ago
  • fearne
    How can veen diagrams help with critical thinking?
    2 years ago
  • kristin
    What is the purpose of venn diagrams in critical thinking?
    11 months ago
  • Maarit
    Which thinking map replaces venn diagram?
    8 months ago
  • selam
    How do venn diagrams encourage critical thinking and understanding?
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