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ERIC Number: EJ1022881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-1383
Two Questions about Critical-Thinking Tests in Higher Education
Benjamin, Roger
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, v46 n2 p24-31 2014
In this article, the author argues first, that critical-thinking skills do exist independent of disciplinary thinking skills and are not compromised by interaction effects with the major; and second, that standardized tests (e.g., the Collegiate Learning Assessment, or CLA, which is his example throughout the article) are the best way to measure them. In doing so, the author addresses the criticisms of these two positions as well.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A