A Survey of Critical Thinking Skill of Matthayomsueksa 5 Students in Thailand


The purpose of this research was to survey the critical thinking skill of Matthayom Sueksa 5 Students. The participants were 120 students of academic year 2015 from Roi-et Wittayalai School, Muang, Roi-et which selected by using the purposive sampling technique. The research instrument was the 30 items of critical thinking test which measured in 5 aspects including 1) Inference, 2) Recognition of assumption, 3) Deduction, 4) Interpretation and 5) Evaluation of arguments. The data was analyzed by using frequency, mean, percentage and standard deviation. The results indicated that the students' mean score in all aspects of critical thinking was 19.42. Regarding to each aspect of critical thinking, inference, recognition of assumption, deduction, interpretation and evaluation of arguments were 4.06, 5.03, 4.68, 3.23 and 2.42 respectively.

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Paramast Wongchachom, Mahasarakham University, Thailand
Kanyarat Cojorn, Mahasarakham University, Thailand

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Conference: ACEID2016
Stream: Primary and secondary education

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