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Barin, Muzaffer – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of the current research is to reveal the relationship between pre-service teachers' attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills. The study also investigates the effect of the participants' age, gender and department on their attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language), Critical Thinking
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Ulger, Kani – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2018
The problem-based learning (PBL) approach was implemented as a treatment for higher education visual arts students over one semester to examine its effect on the creative thinking and critical thinking disposition of these students. PBL had a significant effect on creative thinking, but critical thinking disposition was affected to a lesser…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Problem Based Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Muslu Kaygisiz, Gülfem; Gürkan, Burcu; Akbas, Ufuk – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
In this study, it is aimed to adapt the Scientific Reasoning Scale (SRS) into Turkish. The translated form has been provided to the students enrolled at different levels together with a form in which they were requested to present what they have understood and the reason of their responses. It was seen that the explanations of students to one item…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Process Skills, Science Tests, Psychometrics
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Fettahlioglu, Pinar; Kaleci, Devkan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of teaching technologies and material development course taught through Moodle based online argumentation implementation on critical thinking disposition of third year science teacher candidates. The study was carried out with a total of 43 students consisting of an experimental group of 22…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Critical Thinking, Cognitive Development, Preservice Teachers
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Uyar, Rabia Ozen; Genc, Melek Merve Yilmaz; Yasar, Mustafa – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to explain and predict prospective preschool teachers' academic achievements depending on goal orientations they adopt, their critical thinking dispositions and self-regulation skills. Research sample constitutes of 265 prospective preschool teachers attending the Faculty of Educational Sciences in Cukurova University.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation
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Turan, Mehmet Behzat; Koç, Kenan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the impact of self-directed learning readiness on critical thinking and general self-efficacy among the students of the School of Physical Education and Sports. In line with this aim, the research sample consisted of 419 students who were randomly selected from the School of Physical Education and Sports in…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Independent Study, Learning Readiness, Critical Thinking
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Cansoy, Ramazan; Türkoglu, Muhammet Emin – International Education Studies, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between the pre-service teachers' critical thinking disposition, problem-solving skills and self-efficacy beliefs. The participants of the study were 519 pre-service teachers from Afyon Kocatepe University, Education Faculty. Critical Thinking Disposition, Problem Solving Inventory, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Kizilet, Ali – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This study aims to define reading habits and critical thinking levels of pre-service teachers, who study at departments of classroom and physical education and sports teaching, and presenting the differences between these. The variables of the research were designed in accordance with descriptive research model. In 2016 to 17 academic year fall…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Critical Thinking, Reading Habits
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Duncan, Dennis W.; Birdsong, Victoria; Fuhrman, Nicholas; Borron, Abigail – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
At perhaps all levels of education, strong leadership skills are often equated with the ability to engage in critical thinking, and effective oral and written communication. The purpose of this study was to identify the self-perceived expansion of animal health interns' leadership, critical thinking and communication competencies using the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Leadership Training, Leadership Effectiveness, Communication Skills
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Aybek, Birsel; Aslan, Serkan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between prospective teachers' critical thinking dispositions and their educational philosophies. The research used relational screening model. The study hosts a total of 429 prospective teachers selected by the simple random sampling method. Research data has been collected through…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Educational Philosophy, Critical Thinking
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Demirel, Melek; Derman, Ipek; Can Aran, Ozge – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this study is to conduct content analyses of graduate dissertations about critical thinking skills in the field of educational sciences in Turkey and to document general trends in dissertations. Research Methods: This study is constructed using qualitative research methods and techniques. A document review was used to gather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Masters Theses
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Gökçe, Semirhan; Yenmez, Arzu Aydogan; Özpinar, Ilknur – International Education Studies, 2017
Recent developments in technology have changed the learner's profile and the learning outcomes. Today, with the emergence of higher-order thinking skills and computer literacy skills, teaching through traditional methods is likely to fail to achieve the learning outcomes. That is why; teachers and teacher candidates are expected to have computer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Arsal, Zeki – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
In the study, the impact of inquiry-based learning on pre-service teachers' critical thinking dispositions was investigated. The sample of the study comprised of 56 pre-service teachers in the science education teacher education programme at the public university in the north of Turkey. In the study, quasi-experimental design with an experimental…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Genç, Gülten – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The aim of this study was to describe EFL learners' critical thinking levels and to examine the relationship between participants' critical thinking levels and selected variables such as gender, academic achievement in EFL, subject area, and self-reported reading. The overall design of the study was based on the quantitative research method. Data…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Reading Habits, Critical Thinking, Gender Differences
Yorganci, Serpil – Online Submission, 2017
This study investigated the effects of podcasting on vocational school students' critical thinking dispositions. The research was carried out on 84 students of Erzurum Vocational College during the spring semester of 2015- 2016 academic year. The "one-group pre-test post-test design" was taken as the research model. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, Vocational Education
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