A Look Across Four Years at the Disposition Toward Critical Thinking Among Undergraduate Students

  • Giancarlo C
  • Facione P
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Describes a study conducted at an 8000-student Catholic university to determine whether critical thinking (CT) skills increase after four years of undergraduate education. Examines seven categories of CT: (1) truth-seeking; (2) open-mindedness; (3) analyticity; (4) systematicity; (5) CT self-confidence; (6) inquisitiveness; and (7) maturity of judgment. Finds that females scored significantly higher than males in overall predisposition to CT. (ontains 24 references.)(NB)

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  • Carol Ann Giancarlo

  • Peter A. Facione

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