CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: THE VIEWS OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS
Salih Mahammoda and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Şahin
In current curriculum one of the fundamental focuses is on the development of thinking skill in general and critical thinking skill in special. Critical thinking skill is one of the 21st century skills, and it is directly related with creativity and innovation. The central theme of this study is critical thinking and it aims to find out the views of prospective teachers on critical thinking skills, at the Dessei Teacher Training College in Ethiopia. It has been selected out of 32 governmentally accredited teacher-training colleges in the country because it is easily accessible and it is consumed that the participants here can represent the prospective teachers in the country. The required qualitative study is obtained through focus group discussion with eight prospective of departments at the college. The data has been transcribed, analyzed, and categorized to form the subtitles. As a result, t regarded as analyzing, logical argumentation, evidence based ration prospective teachers but not practical due to environmental and personal factors.
Volume: Volume 1
Issues: Issue 1
Keywords: Thinking, types of thinking, critical thinking skills, prospective teachers