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First-year students’ critical thinking and analysis in science is rudimentary in SCI 101, the College of Sciences First Year Seminar. I tested whether the use of Pretests (Figures 1 and 2) can improve students’ inquiry, critical thinking, and analysis skills.
Las Vegas (Nev.)
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019
Pre-tests; Critical thinking; First year seminar; Analysis skills
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Educational Methods | Science and Mathematics Education
Sloat, Alison, "Pre-tests Improve Students’ Critical Thinking" (2019). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 80.