Critical Thinking Assessment

Publications

Leist, C., Woolwine, M., & Bays, C. (2012) Assessing undergraduate students' critical reading skills using a reading prompt and critical thinking scoring rubric. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 43 (1), 1-24.

Lewis, J.E. & Bays, C.L. (2011). Undergraduate engineering students and critical thinking: A preliminary analysis. Conference proceeding for the American Society for Engineering Education’s Annual Conference and Exposition.

Ralston, P. & Bays, C. (In press) Enhancing critical thinking across the undergraduate experience: An exemplar from Engineering. American Journal of Engineering Education.

Ralston, P. & Bays, C. (2010). Refining a critical thinking rubric for engineering. Conference proceeding for the American Society for Engineering Education’s Annual Conference and Exposition.

Ralston, P., Larson, A., & Bays, C. (2011) An Assessment of undergraduate engineering students’ critical thinking skills guided by the Paul-Elder critical thinking framework. INQUIRY: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 26 (3), 25-32.

Van Zyl, R., Bays, C. & Gilchrist, C. (2013) Assessing teaching critical thinking with validated critical thinking inventories: The learning critical thinking inventory (LCTI) and the teaching critical thinking inventory (TCTI). INQUIRY: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 28 (3), 40-50.

In Review

Herd, A., Kommor, P.K., Larue, S., Rowan, N., & Salmon, P. Assessment of Critical Thinking Skills and Wellness Coaching Competencies.


Presentations

Aden, D. The Infusion of Critical Thinking in a Self Confidence Survey poster presentation at the 2013 i2a Institute. [PDF]

Bays, C. Assessment Journey at the 2011 Texas A&M Annual Assessment Conference.

Bays, C. Beyond Counting: Evaluation and Assessment panel at the 2009 Kentucky Engagement Conference.

Bays, C. & Shumake, C. Assessing the QEP: The First 2 Years round table discussion at the 2009 SACS Annual Meeting.

Gilchrist, C. & Bays, C. (2102). Demystifying faculty involvement in program-level student learning outcomes assessment. Poster presentation at the 2012 Assessment Institute.

Gupta, N. Quality tools for assessing student learning at the 2009 SACS-COC Annual Meeting. [PDF]

Partin, K. & Clark, B. Student Learning Outcomes: Devising a Division-wide Assessment for Student Employees poster presentation at the 2013 i2a Institute. [PDF]

Partin, K., Clark, B., Reid, S., & Bays, C. Student learning outcomes: Devising an assessment for student employees at the 2012 American College Personnel Association convention.

Payette, P. (2013). University of Louisville: A case study. Invited concurrent workshop at the Summer Institute of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Daytona Beach, FL.

Ralston, P. & Bays, C. Critical Thinking Trends of Undergraduate Engineering Students poster presentation at the 2013 i2a Institute. [PDF]

Webb, J. & Shanahan, K. Building Performance-Based Assignments Using the Paul Elder Critical Thinking Model poster presentation at the 2013 i2a Institute. [PDF]

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