Critical Thinking Assessment Test /

Skills

Evaluates Critical Thinking Skills Valued by Faculty and Employers

CAT2

Skills Assessed by CAT Instrument

Evaluating Information

  • Separate factual information from inferences.
  • Interpret numerical relationships in graphs.
  • Understand the limitations of correlational data.
  • Evaluate evidence and identify inappropriate conclusions.

Creative Thinking

  • Identify alternative interpretations for data or observations.
  • Identify new information that might support or contradict a hypothesis.
  • Explain how new information can change a problem.

Learning and Problem Solving

  • Separate relevant from irrelevant information.
  • Integrate information to solve problems.
  • Learn and apply new information.
  • Use mathematical skills to solve real-world problems.

Communication

  • Communicate ideas effectively.

 


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