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Assessment of critical thinking ability in medical students

MacPherson, Karen; Owen, Cathy


In this study conducted with 80 first-year students in a graduate medical course at the Australian National University, Canberra, students' critical thinking skills were assessed using the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal (Forms A and B) in a test-retest design. Results suggested that overall subjects retained consistent patterns of ability in critical thinking over the year. Subjects aged 30 years and over were more likely to perform better on the tests than subjects aged under 30....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/02602930802475471


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