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Zare H, Nahravanian P. The Eٍffect of Training on Problem-Solving Style and Self-Directed Learning. Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2017; 19 (2) :85-96
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-541-en.html
1- Department of Psychology Professor, University of Payam noor, Tehran,Iran.
2- Instructor, Payam-e Noor University, Tehran,Iran.
Abstract:   (2588 Views)
Introduction: The aim of the present study is to review the effectiveness of critical thinking training on problem solving styles and self-directed learninig.
Method: statistical research community includes all undergraduate students of the Bachelor of the Payame noor University of Tehran in the academic year of 94-95 who were among 40 students who were chosen thro the methods of random sample selection using multi-stage cluster store with cloud-based research plan of the type before the test – so the test with the control group in an 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 were conducted on the students group during 12, 45 minutes long sessions which took place two times each week. The tools that were used include, problem-solving style questionnaire Cassidy , long (1996), and self-directed learning questionnaire Fisher et al. (2001). the data obtained by statistical analysis method of case analysis.
Results: the results of the study showed a significant the difference between the groups (MANCOVA). The test results also suggest the existence of a single variable the difference which was significant in both variables.
Conclusion: the result is to combine of the student’s abilities and critical thinking, and maximizing it to promote is self-directed learninig and problem solving leads. so it can be acknowledged that with the growth and progress of critical thinking as level and capabilities effects problem solving, and the levels of self-directed learninig of students also will be upgraded
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/6 | Accepted: 2017/03/5 | Published: 2017/06/22

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