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ERIC Number: ED395788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
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An Exploration of the Interplay of Students' Dispositions to Critical Thinking, Formal Thinking and Procedural Knowledge in Science.
Ferguson, Nicole; Vazquez-Abad, Jesus
This paper describes part of a study undertaken to examine the relationship between dispositions to critical thinking, procedural knowledge in science, and formal reasoning. Three tests were administered to 346 grade 7 students at the beginning and at the end of the school year: California Critical Thinking Dispositions Inventory, Group Assessment of Logical Thinking, and Test of Integrated Process Skills II. Results indicated a possible link between scientific thinking and formal thinking but no relationship between critical thinking dispositions and formal thinking or between critical thinking dispositions and procedural knowledge in science. (Contains 7 tables, 2 figures, and 42 references.) (MKR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada