Deeply Affecting First-Year Students’ Thinking: Deep Approaches to Learning and Three Dimensions of Cognitive Development

The Journal of Higher Education

“This study estimates the effects of a deep approaches to learning scale and its subscales on measures of students’ critical thinking, need for cognition, and positive attitudes toward literacy, controlling for pre-college scores for the outcomes and other covariates. Results suggest reflection is critical to making gains across the outcomes.”

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jhe/summary/v085/85.3.laird.html

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