The Effect of Critical Thinking Training on Decision Making Styles and Problem Solving Styles

Document Type : Research Article



Introduction: the aim of the present study reviews the effectiveness of critical thinking training on problem solving styles anddecision making styles.
Methods: statistical research community includes all undergraduate students of the Bachelor of the Payame noor University of Tehran in academic year 94-95 who were among 40 students to the methods of random sample selected using multi-stage cluster store with cloud-based research plan of the type before the test – so the test with the control group in a experiment and control groups were appointed (20 students in tests and 20 students in the control group). Interventions relating to the training of critical thinking for a 45 minute training sessions during the two-week meeting on the students Group conducted tests. Used tools, problem-solving style questionnaire Cassidy and long (1996) anddecision making styles questionnaire Scott & Bruce(1995). the data obtained by statistical analysis method of case analysis.
Findings: the results of the study showed a significant difference between the groups (MANCOVA). The test results also suggest the existence of a single the difference was significant in both variables.
result: the result of the combination of the student's abilities and critical thinking, to maximize it is to promote total decision making styles,logical decision making style and problem solving styles leads. so it can be acknowledged that with the growth and progress of critical thinking as level and capabilities from and effective problem solving, levels total decision making styles,logical decision making style students also will be upgraded. On the other hand non-constructive style avoidance and intuitive problem-solving and decision-making style of avoidance and intuitive other hand, felt.


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