NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ797253
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 27
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 69
ISSN: ISSN-0021-3667
Revising General Education: Assessing a Critical Thinking Instructional Model in the Basic Communication Course
Mazer, Joseph P.; Hunt, Stephen K.; Kuznekoff, Jeffrey H.
Journal of General Education, v56 n3-4 p173-199 2007
This study examined critical thinking instruction in a required introductory communication course (N = 324). Experimental group participants received enhanced instruction using various active learning strategies, activities, and assignments. Results indicate significant improvement in their critical thinking skills. Implications for pedagogy and general education course design and assessment are discussed. (Contains 2 tables and 5 notes.)
Pennsylvania State University Press. 820 North University Drive, USB 1 Suite C, University Park, PA 16802. Tel: 800-326-9180; Tel: 814-865-1327; Fax: 814-863-1408; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A