Critical Thinking Assessment Test /

Development

The CAT Instrument was developed and refined with extensive faculty input from a broad range of disciplines across a diverse group of institutions. The instrument has also been refined with input from learning sciences experts, external evaluators, and extensive statistical analyses.

Six-Year Development Process

CAT4

Institutions Involved in Development

  • Howard University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Texas
  • University of Washington

Partial support for this work was provided by the National Science Foundation’s TUES (formerly CCLI) Program under grants 0404911, 0717654, and 1022789.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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