publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Ielts Academic Reading Achievement: The Contribution Of Inference-Making And Evaluation Of Arguments

Afsaneh Ghanizadeh; Azam Vahidian Pour; Akram Hosseini;
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  • Published: 28 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The pivotal undertaking of education today is to endow individuals with the capacity to be able to think flexibly, reason rationally, and have open minds to be able to evaluate and interpret situations. In line with the studies demonstrating the positive relationship between higher-order thinking skills and academic achievement, this study aimed to particularly examine the impact of the two subcomponents of critical thinking, i.e., <em>inference-making</em> and <em>evaluation of arguments</em> on academic IELTS candidates' reading achievements. To achieve the purpose of the study, one hundred and seven IELTS candidates (from different institutes in Mashhad, a ci...
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free text keywords: inference-making, evaluation of arguments, IELTS candidates, IELTS reading comprehension
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Ielts Academic Reading Achievement: The Contribution Of Inference-Making And Evaluation Of Arguments

Afsaneh Ghanizadeh; Azam Vahidian Pour; Akram Hosseini;