Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (1980), by Goodwin Watson and Edward Maynard Glaser. Harcourt Assessment, Inc. http://www.pearsonassessm ents.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/ en- us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=0 15-8191-013 General-Content Multi-Aspect (more detailed analysis given by Fawkes6) Multiple-Choice “sections on induction, assumption identification, deduction, judging whether a conclusion follows beyond a reasonable doubt, and argument evaluation.” The California Critical Thinking Skills Test: College Level (1990), by Peter Facione http://www.insightassessme nt.com/test-cctst.html General-Content Multi-Aspect (more detailed analysis given by Fawkes8) Multiple-Choice Multiple-choice assessing interpretation, argument analysis and evaluation, deduction, induction, basic statistical reasoning, and puzzle-solving. Additional Resources for Assessing Critical Thinking Interventions and Activities
The Cornell Critical Thinking Test, Level Z (2005), by Robert H. Ennis and Jason Millman. The Critical Thinking Company. http://www.criticalthinking.com/serie s/055/index_c.html General-Content Multi-Aspect (more detailed analysis given by Fawkes13) Multiple-Choice “[S]ections on induction, credibility, prediction and experimental planning, fallacies (especially equivocation), deduction, definition, and assumption identification.” INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL THINKING BASIC CONCEPTS & UNDERSTANDING ONLINE TEST http://www.criticalthinking.org/cours es/critical_thinkg_test1.cfm The test is a three- part, 100 item test It is based on the substantive approach to critical thinking developed by Paul and his colleagues at the Foundation for Critical Thinking during the last quarter century. It is the only critical thinking test that approaches critical thinking as a transdisciplinary system of interconnected concepts, principles, and understandings. It focuses on the five essential dimensions of critical thinking: 1. the analysis of thought. 2. the assessment of thought 3. the dispositions of thought 4. the skills and abilities of thought 5. the obstacles or barriers to critical thought.substantive approach to critical thinking The Ennis-Weir Critical Thinking Essay Test (1985), by Robert H. Ennis and Eric Weir. Critical Thinking Press and Software (formerly Midwest Publications), PO Box 448, Pacific Grove CA 93950. http://www.criticalthinking.net/CTTest List1199.html Aimed at grades 7 through college. Also intended to be used as a teaching material. Incorporates getting the point, seeing the reasons and assumptions, stating one's point, offering good reasons, seeing other possibilities (including other possible explanations), and responding to and avoiding equivocation, irrelevance, circularity, reversal of an if-then (or other conditional) relationship, overgeneralization, credibility problems, and the use of emotive language to persuade. Additional resources for assessing Critical Thinking Interventions and Activities
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