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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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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
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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Aybek, Birsel – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Teachers play a significant role in shaping students on media literacy and critical thinking. Hence, prospective teachers are required to gain knowledge about media literacy and critical thinking during pre-service training. Provided that prospective teachers who will shape the next generation possess such skills as accessing to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Media Literacy, Critical Thinking
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Memis, Esra Kabatas – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the university-level application of an Argument-Based Inquiry Approach, as compared to the traditional laboratory teaching method, on the ability of students to learn about optics and to demonstrate critical thinking. In this quasi-experimental study, pretest-posttest scores and CCDTI were…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Optics
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Bakir, Selda – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study investigated the critical thinking dispositions of pre-service teachers in terms of various variables. The study included 1106 participants and used the survey model and the Turkish version (CCTDI-T) of the California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI). The reliability of the scale for this study was found to be 0.82. The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Critical Thinking, Personality Traits, Foreign Countries
Akyüz, Halil Ibrahim; Samsa Yetik, Serap; Keser, Hafize – Online Submission, 2015
The present study investigated the effect of metacognitive guidance in an online learning environment on the students' critical thinking competency. The research was carried out using experimental design with pretest-posttest control groups. The research group of the study consisted of 60 students studying at Computer and Educational Teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Critical Thinking, Electronic Learning
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Özyurt, Özcan – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
Problem solving is an indispensable part of engineering. Improving critical thinking dispositions for solving engineering problems is one of the objectives of engineering education. In this sense, knowing critical thinking and problem solving skills of engineering students is of importance for engineering education. This study aims to determine…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, College Students
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Aksu, Gökhan; Koruklu, Nermin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: One of the main goals of education is to nurture individuals who know and improve themselves; who is well educated and have scientific perspective; who have developed communal coherency level; who are active, democratic and respectful to human rights. At the present time, according to an up to date mentality in mathematics…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Computer Software, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
Dennett, Susan K. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this quantitative research study was to compare Chinese and American students' inclined level of critical thinking using the California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI) (Insight Assessment, 2013). The literature of Paul and Elder (1996, 2000, 2005, 2010), Facione and Facione (1992, 1996) and Brookfield (2005, 2010,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Statistical Analysis, Critical Thinking
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Çetin, Mehmet Çagri – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
The study was conducted in order to detect critical thinking dispositions and learning styles of the students of school of physical education and sports, to explore whether there was a significant difference in terms of gender variable and academic department variable and, to discover the correlation between critical thinking tendencies and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Critical Thinking, Gender Differences, Physical Education
Ojewole, Foluso O. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative research study was to identify the critical thinking dispositions of undergraduate nursing students and nursing faculty in Southwestern Nigeria. Critical thinking dispositions are required for critical thinking skills. People who have critical thinking disposition exhibit seven traits: truth-seeking,…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Sampling, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Du, XiangYun; Emmersen, Jeppe; Toft, Egon; Sun, Baozhi – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship of problem-based learning (PBL) and the development of critical thinking disposition (CT) and academic achievement in Chinese medical students using a cross-sectional randomized design. Medical students from China Medical University (CMU) were randomized to PBL or non-PBL teaching at the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Medical Students, Asians, Medical Education
Carson-Davis, Shirley – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The task of developing vocational nursing students' critical thinking abilities is one of the greatest challenges facing nurse educators today. Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) must be trained to think critically in order to provide safe patient care. Due to the expanded role and functions in the LVN's scope of practice, LVNs are making more…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Critical Thinking, Nursing Education, Decision Making
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