Appendix DImproving Advocacy and Inquiry1

How to Improve Advocacy

Do what you can to make your thinking process as visible as possible to others. Think of it as walking up the ladder of inference slowly.

What You Should Do

Image State what you have assumed. Describe the information that led to those assumptions. Use language such as, “Here’s what I think and how I got there.”

Image Explain the assumptions. Say, “I assumed….”

Image Make your reasoning clear and explicit. ...

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