EXPLORING THE CRITICAL THINKING AMONG STUDENT TEACHERS

Dr. S. BRINDHA

Abstract


Critical thinking is a base for Student Teachers to be successful in their course of study. Teachers of today’s classroom are supposed to be prepared to encounter unexpected, more creative and logical questions from the learners. Hence, the investigator of this study has decided to explore the critical thinking of Student Teachers. Random samples of 500 students were selected and data was collected by using the Critical Thinking sub scale of MSLQ (1991). The investigator has given due importance to sub samples of the study. The findings of the study reveal that Student Teachers are having above average level of critical thinking. It is suggested that suitable intervention and training strategies can develop critical thinking skills of Student Teachers.

Keywords


Critical thinking, Student Teachers, Exploratory Method

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