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Critical Thinking in Everyday Life

Supplemental Information:

  • Criticalthinking-tool.pdf (293.5 KB) download

Assessment Type:

20 point-scale questions

Scale:

5-point Likert-type self-report questionnaire

Publication Date:

Dec 21, 2010

Respondent:

12-18 years old

Domain(s) Evaluated:

Attitude, Competence

Sample items:

# Item 1 2 3 4 5
Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always
1. I think of possible results before I take action.
2. I get ideas from other people when having a task to do.

Reliability:

internal consistency: .72

Validity:

Content/Face validity: This survey is based on Lerner's 5-C's, a well established and respected life skills model.

Frequency:

rarely

Administration time:

15 minutes

Requires a Computer:

No

Requires Internet Access:

No

Primary reference:

Mincemoyer, C., Perkins, D. F., & Munyua, C. (2001). Youth Life Skills Evaluation project at Penn State. Available at: http://ncsu.edu/ffci/publications/2005/v10-n2-2005-october/pa-1-measuring.php

Comments:

The evaluation tools, research abstracts and teaching resources are available free for educational uses. These resources and information about the system are available at http://www.humanserviceresearch.com/youthlifeskillsevaluation/

To learn more about the Critical Thinking skill, visit http://www.humanserviceresearch.com/youthlifeskillsevaluation/

STEM Criteria

Science

Yes

Technology

No

Engineering

No

Math

No
Contact

Daniel F. Perkins Email
Claudia Mincemoyer
Email
The Pennsylvania State University