David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Inquiry 21 (1):5-16 (2001)
The definition, assessment, predictive validity, demographic correlates, and promotion of critical thinking at the college level are addressed in this article. Although the definitions of critical thinking vary substantially, a common theme is the linkage of conclusions to relevant evidence. Assessment measures range from quasi-standardized instruments to informal class assessment and include both generic and subject-specific formats. Although critical thinking potentially serves both as a predictor of college success and as a criterion of suceess, its greater utility may be as a predictor. nonetheless, the college experience in general and critical thinking courses in particular offer some promise for promoting critical thinking. However, efforts to infuse critical thinking activities into subject-specific courses have produced marginal improvement in critical thinking
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Claire Phillips & Susan Green (2011). Faculty as Critical Thinkers. Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 26 (2):44-50.
Maria Sanders & Jason Moulenbelt (2011). Defining Critical Thinking. Inquiry 26 (1):38-46.
Kevin Possin (2008). A Field Guide to Critical-Thinking Assessment. Teaching Philosophy 31 (3):201-228.
Anthony Weston (2006). Creativity for Critical Thinkers. OUP Australia & New Zealand.
Michael Gillespie (2011). Assessing Critical Thinking About Values. Inquiry 26 (1):19-28.
M. Neil Browne & Michelle Crosby (2004). Nurturing the Relational Promise of Critical Thinking. Inquiry 23 (3):23-26.
Kal Alston (2001). Re/Thinking Critical Thinking: The Seductions of Everyday Life. Studies in Philosophy and Education 20 (1):27-40.
Jennifer Wilson Mulnix (2010). Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking. Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (5):464-479.
Lori Richter (2011). Questions About Critical Thinking. Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 26 (2):37-43.
Katherine H. Greenberg (2010). Thinking About Critical Thinking. Inquiry 25 (1):39-46.
Robert Ennis (1991). Critical Thinking. Teaching Philosophy 14 (1):4-18.
Carlos Saiz & Ana M. Nieto (2010). Critical Thinking: A Question of Aptitude and Attitude? Inquiry 25 (2):19-26.
Steve Cady (2004). Integrating Critical Thinking Into Daily Life. Inquiry 23 (3):33-36.
Jean Toner & Michele Rountree (2003). Transformative and Educative Power of Critical Thinking. Inquiry 23 (1-2):81-85.
Claude Gratton (2001). Critical Thinking and Emotional Well-Being. Inquiry 20 (3):39-51.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads7 ( #192,693 of 1,100,076 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #66,994 of 1,100,076 )
How can I increase my downloads?