International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(June 2019)

A study of critical thinking skills among prospective teachers of secondary schools

Authors: Nagendra Singh [1] Manisha Agarwal [2]

Pages: 87-89


The critical thinking skills of prospective teachers of secondary school of Ajmer district were studied. The data were collected through critical thinking skills scale from 640 prospective teachers of secondary school. Descriptive Survey Method was used for this study. The analysis of collected data was carried out with the help of 't' test. It was found that majority of the prospective teachers were found to have favorable attitude towards critical thinking skills. Female prospective teachers possessed positive attitude towards critical thinking skills than male prospective teachers. The findings showed that the need to develop the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do and how to behave among male prospective teachers of secondary school, so that they can engaged themselves in reflective and independent thinking and understand the logical connections between ideas.