The Effects of Computer Intensive Classwork on the Critical Thinking Skills of Community College Students

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To determine the relationship between computer intensive classwork and change in critical thinking skills exhibited by college students, the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, which generates Inference, Assumptions, Deduction, Interpretation, Arguments, and Total scores, was administered as pretest and post-test to students enrolled in four sections of a freshman level writing class at a community college, where two sections each were taught by computer intensive (computer) and traditional (non-computer) methods. Students completed a Demographic Questionnaire regarding previous computer experience, gender, and ethnicity. Where available, reading skills information was obtained from college records.

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Knezek, David J. (David John) December 1995.

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To determine the relationship between computer intensive classwork and change in critical thinking skills exhibited by college students, the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, which generates Inference, Assumptions, Deduction, Interpretation, Arguments, and Total scores, was administered as pretest and post-test to students enrolled in four sections of a freshman level writing class at a community college, where two sections each were taught by computer intensive (computer) and traditional (non-computer) methods. Students completed a Demographic Questionnaire regarding previous computer experience, gender, and ethnicity. Where available, reading skills information was obtained from college records.

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Knezek, David J. (David John). The Effects of Computer Intensive Classwork on the Critical Thinking Skills of Community College Students, dissertation, December 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278471/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .