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Karagöz, Beytullah – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the pre-service Turkish teachers' lateral thinking dispositions with regard to different variables. The research is a descriptive study which was structured according to the correlational survey model. The sample of the study consists of a total of 197 pre-service teachers studying in the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills, Creative Thinking
Uluçinar, Ufuk; Ari, Asim – Online Submission, 2019
Caring thinking as a higher order thinking type has both cognitive and affective components, as Lipman stated. Attributed as thinking depending on affects, emotion, the heart, beliefs, it is associated with the processes of Krathwohl's affective domain taxonomy. In this study, therefore, it was aimed to develop an inventory of caring thinking…
Descriptors: Caring, Thinking Skills, Test Validity, Test Reliability
El-Koumy, Abdel Salam A. – Online Submission, 2019
This book provides a multifaceted framework in which curricular content and methods of teaching, learning, and assessment are all tuned to adequately prepare students at the secondary school level and beyond for building a 21st century Egypt at no added cost, both during and after their formal education. This framework was developed in light of:…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Curriculum Development, 21st Century Skills, Foreign Countries
Yavuz Mumcu, Hayal; Aktürk, Tolga – Online Submission, 2017
The aim of this study is to address and analyse pre-service teachers' mathematical reasoning skills in relation to mathematical thinking processes. For these purposes, pre-service teachers' mathematical reasoning skills namely generalising/abstraction/modelling, ratiocination, development and creative thinking skills and the relationships among…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, Mathematical Logic, Preservice Teachers
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Kaya, Asli; Bilen, Sermin – Online Submission, 2017
Creativity, although it had existed since the existence of humanity, nowadays it is gaining more and more importance. In this process, creativity have been addressed in a variety of ways such as the studies of development on creativity and determination of the level of creativity. For this reason some scales or tests have been developed. Developed…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Turkish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Aysin, Sayi K.; Serap, Emir – Online Submission, 2017
The main aim of this study is to investigate the effects of an English language education program that addresses the academic and cognitive needs of gifted children on their academic achievement and creative thinking levels. To this end, through an experimental research design, the unit "Health Problems" in English course book was…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Control Groups, Creative Thinking
Ferrando, Mercedes; Soto, Gloria; Prieto, Lola; Sáinz, Marta; Ferrándiz, Carmen – Online Submission, 2016
There has been an increasing body of research to uncover the relationship between creativity and intelligence. This relationship usually has been examined using traditional measures of intelligence and seldom using new approaches (i.e. Ferrando et al. 2005). In this work, creativity is measured by tools developed based on Sternberg's successful…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity, Intelligence, Psychometrics
Tortop, Hasan Said – Online Submission, 2016
Many educational tools that are recommended for the training of normal students are often encountered in programs that do not work very well and are subsequently abandoned. One of the important points that program developers should now consider is that teaching tools are presented in accordance with individual differences. It is seen that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Experiments, Teaching Methods
Theodotou, Evgenia; Papastathopoulos, Avraam – Online Submission, 2015
This paper investigates the utilization of a social network tool in order to promote creativity in higher education. Buddypress was selected as a social network tool and de Bono's "6 thinking hats" as a creativity strategy. The participants were 17 undergraduate students from a case study in a University in Greece in the field of social…
Descriptors: Creativity, Social Networks, Case Studies, Social Sciences