The investigation of the creative thinking levels and the critical thinking disposition of pre-service elementary teachers

Bilge GÖK, Tolga ERDOĞAN
2011 Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi  
The purpose of the study is to investigate the creative thinking levels and the critical thinking disposition of freshman students at the Division of Elementary Teaching in terms of various variables and to determine whether there is a relationship between the creative thinking levels and the disposition of critical thinking of the students. The study is a descriptive study. In the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data related to the study, quantitative research method was used.
more » ... method was used. The study was carried out with 103 students who were availability of access among the freshman students enrolled in at Hacettepe University Elementary Teaching Division. Torrance Creative Thinking Test was used in order to determine the creative thinking levels; and California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory was used to determine the critical thinking levels of the students. The data obtained in the study was analyzed using t-test, one-way variance analysis, Kruskal Wallis, Pearson and Spearman Brown correlation coefficient.
doi:10.1501/egifak_0000001223 fatcat:xw64rz2zcretdgwsntekbpdusy