This is the habit of striving to anticipate both the good and the bad potential consequences or outcomes of situations, choices, proposals, and plans. An in-app tutorial makes navigation easy.
Initially developed and validated in a post-secondary school population, the CCTDI has subsequently been demonstrated to perform well in secondary school students, the general public, graduate students and working professionals in the United States and in more than 40 countries around the world.
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Analyticity It bothers me when people rely on weak arguments to defend good ideas. Scoring Overall thinking ability scores are reported. Powerful people determine the right answer.
Scores can be used to identify strengths and areas for improvement. Facione, N. Open-mindedness, as used here, is important for harmony in a pluralistic and complex society where people approach issues from different religious, political, social, family, cultural, and personal backgrounds.
Tests are available directly at your site or multiple sites, at test centers or to individuals. Jill Cellars Rogers Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash College Introduction The ideal critical thinker is habitually inquisitive, well-informed, trustful of reason, open-minded, flexible, fair-minded in evaluation, honest in facing personal biases, prudent in making judgments, willing to reconsider, clear about issues, orderly in complex matters, diligent in seeking relevant information, reasonable in the selection of criteria, focused in inquiry, and persistent in seeking results that are as precise as the subject and the circumstances of inquiry permit.