An analysis of the challenges facing the practice of intelligence analysis magdalena adriana duvenage thesis presented in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of figure 11: difference between intuitive and structured analysis critical thinking and who can use different approaches and techniques to better. Utilize all-source analysis, critical thinking, and structured analysis techniques and methodologies to research, analyze, and synthesize information and objective products, reports and briefs - using the defense intelligence agency style and meeting the odni analytic tradecraft analytic standards for customers. Training in critical thinking & descriptive intelligence analysis - free course. Outside-in thinking red team analysis alternative futures analysis as of 2011 , more than 4,000 analysts have received training in these twelve the analysis 101 course (defense intelligence agency 2011) yet it is punished for critical thinking” and presumably using structured analytic techniques.
Judgment (4) how can intelligence analysts employ critical thinking (5) how can intelligence analysts be taught to think critically (6) how does critical thinking transform (7) what other points of view exist (8) what does the future hold (9) nsa¿s critical thinking and structured analysis class syllabus. These are some of the invited concurrent presenters for the 32nd international conference on critical thinking this year we are planning a full day of concurrent sessions with more than 30 sessions from which to choose choose from among these and other concurrent sessions once you arrive at the conference. Agency (dia), and national intelligence council (nic) promotes ic-wide training for analysts in critical thinking and sats,6 and they are unlikely to benefit analysis if they become mechanical processes or box-checking exercises rather than aids to imagina- tive thinking13 the lack of structured analytic.
The most influential training text is richards heuer's psychology of intelligence analysis11 psychology of intelligence analysis is a key introductory reading for dia's critical thinking and structured analysis course, the nsa's critical thinking course, as well as. As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, i have clearly always been someone who doesn't mind writing a research paper or an essay in fact, i welcomed these assign. Both courses examine the role of intelligence in the policy process and then offer an introduction to analytic skills, beginning with critical thinking and reading, writing or traits useful in critical thinking as well as the barriers to critical thinking structured analytic techniques and allows the students to apply ethics in analysis. Intelligence analysis august 2014 distribution restriction: distribution authorized to us government agencies and their contractors only, because it requires protection as specified by memorandum, deputy chief of staff, g-3/5/7, damo-oda-a 30 august 2010, subject: operations security.
The aim of this course is to develop students who are able to apply critical thinking and structural analysis as a nato intelligence analyst, in order to provide more the students will be able to identify and apply structured analytical techniques utilizing various methodologies iaw the dia's ct&sa participant handbook. This critical thinking and analytic problem-solving course offers participants a chance to learn a paradigm for critical thinking and critically explore 14 different structured methods of analysis texts by critical thinking experts richard paul and linda elder, and structured analysis experts morgan jones and richards heuer, as.
This course focuses on the rigorous techniques intelligence analysts use to solve problems, introducing the student to issues of strategic concern and the role of the intelligence analyst in informing policy judgments and courses of nature of intelligence, critical and structured thinking in intelligence analysis, nature of the.
11 psychology of intelligence analysis is a key introductory reading for dia's critical thinking and structured analysis course, the nsa's critical thinking course, as well as odni's analysis 101 course see national research council, intelligence analysis for tomorrow 35 and national security agency,. 55 mobile joint intelligence analysis course dia—1 week course description: this course is designed to enhance the intelligence community analysts' knowledge of intelligence functions and methodologies training will cover the national foreign intelligence community, the analytic process and critical thinking. Students are presented several case studies for analysis, required to use tradecraft methods, and provide written reports in standard analytic format will dissemination the reports to stakeholders more courses to come include 2-day courses in critical thinking, structured analytic techniques, analytic.
A critical need: dia's foreign language program by sarah e moseley, cp 28 back office alignment and integration by the financial business solutions office , fe 30 msic's warfighter exercise support program by richard 'les' stamps, di 3 2 the critical thinking and structured analysis course. Typical training courses include but are not limited to the following: analytic writing analytic standards advanced analytic writing critical thinking and structured analysis updating and keeping current the training and course related information located on the regional joint intelligence training and. View james f osborne's profile on linkedin, the world's largest professional community james f has 12 jobs listed on their profile see the complete profile on linkedin and discover james f's connections and jobs at similar companies.