Traces of Critical Thinking Ability in the English for Academic Purposes Textbook for the Students of Medicine

Mavadat Saidi; Mobina Shaghaghi

Volume 4, Issue 14 , August 2021, , Pages 42-47

Abstract
  The current study aimed to investigate the representation of critical thinking in English for the Students of Medicine (II) and the status of the EAP students’ critical thinking ability as its main users. Peterson’s model was used to identify different types of critical reading questions. ...  Read More

Awakening the Critical Thinking Ability of College Students through Socio-culturally Mediated Instructor Tools in Higher Education

Marzieh Soozandehfar; Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar

Volume 3, Issue 10 , August 2020, , Pages 33-45

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.235629.1177

Abstract
  This study attempted to examine the extent to which university instructors contributed as obstacles or facilitators to developing critical thinking skills in undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate students. To this end, six university classes, two classes from each of the above-mentioned programs, were ...  Read More

Designing a Curriculum Model Based on Critical Thinking and Examining Its Application among Undergraduate Students at the University Of Isfahan (A Mixed Method Design)

Mostafa Hatami; Ali Akbar Shaikhi Fini; Abdol Wahab Samavi

Volume 3, Issue 9 , May 2020, , Pages 6-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.234009.1173

Abstract
  Abstract The present study aimed to design a curriculum pattern on the basis of critical thinking and its use among the undergraduate students of Isfahan University. This research is applied in terms of purpose using a mixed method in data collection. The research method in the qualitative part is content ...  Read More

Predictors of Iranian EFL Teachers’ Beliefs about Language Learning / Teaching: Critical Thinking, Reflectivity and Emotional Intelligence in Focus

Mehdi Dehghayedi; Mohammad Sadegh Bagheri

Volume 2, Issue 8 , January 2020, , Pages 55-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.230397.1167

Abstract
  This study examined the relationship between EFL teachers’ emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and reflectivity and their language learning as well as teaching beliefs. It investigated how well each of the variables can predict EFL teachers’ language learning beliefs and its respective ...  Read More

The Mediating Role of Critical Thinking in Relation to Higher Education Students' Meta-Cognition and Self-efficacy

Alireza Ghasemizad; Kamran Mohammadkhani; Fateme Saadatrad

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, , Pages 7-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.187890.1110

Abstract
  This study aimed at scrutinizing the mediating role of critical thinking in relation to higher education students'metacognition and self-efficacy in Islamic Azad University, Nourabad Mamasani. Samples were collected throughrandom sampling method and it was equal to 248. Instruments used in this study ...  Read More

The Content Analysis of Reading Comprehension Texts in English Proficiency Test: A Critical Thinking Perspective

Elham Irani; Parisa Farrokh

Volume 2, Issue 7 , October 2019, , Pages 61-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2020.201263.1126

Abstract
  This study aimed at uncovering the extent to which the content of reading section of English Proficiency Test (EPT) engages the critical thinking.  The corpus of this research included 16 reading comprehension texts among 24 recent tests, and totally 600 cases were randomly selected and analyzed ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Teaching Critical Thinking Skills on Students’ Academic Achievement in Mathematics and Science: A Study in Timss Framework

Mohammad Sharifi; Jalil Fathabadi; Abdolazim Karimi; Masoud Sharifi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2018, , Pages 21-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/iepa.2018.77431

Abstract
  The present study, conducted in Timss 2007 framework, aimed to examine the effectiveness of teachingcritical thinking on students’ academic achievement in mathematics and science. Research design was Quasi-experimental. Research sample (With available sampling method) included two classes of third ...  Read More