1. Questions for clarification:
- Why do you say that?
- E.g."people have become lazier" - more modern technology has been introduced which has made people lazier
- Could you explain that answer further?
- What led you to that judgement?
- Why did you come to that conclusion?
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2. Questions that challenge assumptions:
- Is this always the case?
- What could we assume instead?
- How can you verify or disapprove that assumption?
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3. Questions that probe reasons and evidence:
- What evidence do you have to support that view?
- Is there any other information that would help support this?
- Could we challenge that evidence?
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4. Questions about Viewpoints and Perspectives:
- What would be an alternative?
- What is another way to look at it?
- Would you explain why it is neccessay or beneficial, and who benefits?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of...?
- How are...and...similar?
- What is a counterargument for...?
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5. Questions that probe implications and consequen
- What generalisations can you make?
- What are the consequences of that assumption?
- What are the long-term implications of this?
- However, what if.......happened?
- What are you implying?
- How does.....affect.....?
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