Free critical thinking resources
Data is not enough.
It’s the starting point. It’s not enough to simply gather data. You have to be able to use it.
Whether you are testing critical thinking for accreditation, learning outcomes, quality improvement, program evaluation, hiring or placement, you need a comprehensive assessment solution. Effective programs need to be able to rely on the quality and relevance of the objective evidence gathered by our test instruments as part of a comprehensive solution to their critical thinking needs.
Critical thinking can and should be fostered, developed and assessed.
Insight Assessment researchers have been at the forefront of the critical thinking and assessment fields for over 30 years. The Insight Assessment Resource library has been designed to provide excellent information about good thinking; what it is, how to train critical thinking and more. We invite you to browse and enjoy exploring how strong decision making can be fostered, developed and assessed:
Importance of Critical Thinking
- Discussions about the definition and importance of critical thinking. Highlights include the seminal white paper, “Critical Thinking: What It Is and Why It Counts”, the Expert Consensus on Critical Thinking and Characteristics of Strong Critical Thinkers.
Teaching, Training and Learning Tools
- Practical strategies and tools that have proven valuable in training excellence in reasoning. Highlights include sample thinking questions, free thinking rubrics and training techniques.
Measuring Reasoning Skills and Mindset
- Discussions about quality, validity and reliability in measuring thinking. Also featured is a video on interpreting Insight Assessment Group Reports
- Summaries of research about the development, measurement and evaluation of methods to train high impact reasoning and decision making.
Strong assessment programs are grounded in clear understanding of what is being taught & measured.
Insight Assessment provides world class objective measurements of critical thinking skills and mindset attributes. Our clients depend on Insight Assessment test instruments to deliver valid and reliable data. Equally importantly, our clients know they can rely on Insight Assessment to provide excellent informed customer service and support. Our testing experts are ready to assist you in the development and implementation of your assessment program.