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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
Yorganci, Serpil – Online Submission, 2016
In today's vastly changing world, many organizations such as The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) have advocated that the key performance outcomes around which curricula and assessments should be focused are critical thinking, reasoning, communication and media/information/technology literacy in mathematics. Thus, students will need to…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education
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
Ramasamy, Shamala – Online Submission, 2011
A component in the study of critical thinking which needs to be addressed is informal reasoning fallacy. It is a type of mental trickery which is able to self-deceive undergraduates and public at large. In order to practice good critical thinking, one has to detect and get rid of these fallacies. However, students have to be disposed in detecting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Thinking Skills, Misconceptions
Ramasamy, Shamala – Online Submission, 2011
In this information age, the amount of complex information available due to technological advancement would require undergraduates to be extremely competent in processing information systematically. Critical thinking ability of undergraduates has been the focal point among educators, employers and the public at large. One of the dimensions of…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Technological Advancement, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Allen, James D.; Razvi, Summar – Online Submission, 2006
Students' perspectives, levels of epistemological understanding, and critical thinking dispositions related to the use of case studies in an educational psychology course. This is the second part of a research project investigating students' perspectives and critical thinking dispositions related to case study pedagogy in an educational psychology…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Case Studies, Critical Thinking, Epistemology
Razvi, Summar; Allen, James D. – Online Submission, 2005
This study focuses on the perspectives of pre-service teachers exposed to cases in an educational psychology course. It considers how students view cases and how their thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes regarding case-based activities change throughout the semester. Both qualitative and quantitative data (participating observations, interviews,…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Preservice Teachers