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ERIC Number: EJ808059
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1300-5340
Investigating Students' Logical Thinking Abilities: The Effects of Gender and Grade Level
Yenilmez, Ayse; Sungur, Semra; Tekkaya, Ceren
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, v28 p219-225 2005
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of gender and grade level on students' logical thinking abilities. A total of 174 sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students participated in the study. Test of Logical Thinking (TOLT) was administered to determine students' reasoning abilities. A two-way multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was conducted to determine the effect of grade level and gender on five reasoning modes. Results revealed a statistically significant effect of grade level and gender on reasoning ability. (Contains 4 tables.)
Hacettepe University. Faculty of Education, Beytepe, Ankara 06800, Turkey. Tel: +90-312-2978583; Fax: +90-312-2992083; e-mail: efdergi@hacettepe.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.efdergi.hacettepe.edu.tr
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Test of Logical Thinking