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ERIC Number: ED501351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Critical Thinking Dispositions of the Turkish Teacher Candidates
Cubukcu, Zuhal
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET v5 n4 article 4 Oct 2006
Critical thinking can be explained as an effective, organized and functional cognitive process to understand our own thoughts and other people's opinions and to improve our dispositions to express ourselves. Critical thinking is a process and also dispositions about deciding what to do or believe logically. In addition it provides the possibility of using of their knowledge and talent. The aim of this study is to determine critical thinking dispositions of Turkish teacher candidates who are in the faculty of Education. When the findings regarding students' critical thinking dispositions are considered, critical thinking dimensions of Open-mindedness and Analyticity are the highest two. Low critical thinking dimensions are Inquisitiveness and Systematicity. (Contains 12 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey