Constructing Assessments to Measure Student Learning in Critical Thinking Skills

Author(s): Apigo, Mary-Jo
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There has been a great deal of conversation within and outside of the academic community concerning American students’ apparent lack of critical thinking skills. Teaching to the bubble test has become the norm, but this often fails to accurately measure a student’s learning in a subject area. This is especially true when assessing student mastery in the critical thinking areas of Bloom’s so-called cognitive domain. In this brief workshop, we will explore a few tips and techniques that may offer