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Critical Thinking in Everyday Life

Supplemental Information:

  • Criticalthinking-tool.pdf (294 KB) download

Assessment Type:

20 point-scale questions

Scale:

5-point Likert-type self-report questionnaire

Publication Date:

Dec 21, 2010

Respondent:

12-18 year olds

Domain(s) Evaluated:

Attitude, Competence

Sample items:

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/.

Duerden, M. D., Witt, P. A., Fernandez, M., Jolliff Bryant, M., & Theriault, D. (2012). Bridging Research & Practice: Measuring Life Skills: Standardizing the Assessment of Youth Development Indicators. Journal of Youth Development, 7(1), 99-106.

Pre-College Recruiting Surveys. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://aweonline.org/pre_college.html

STEM Criteria

Science

Yes

Technology

No

Engineering

No

Math

No
 
Contact

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