Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

The Effectiveness of the Ropes Challenge Course on the Enhancement of Critical Thinking Skills. (Pedagogy)

Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

The Effectiveness of the Ropes Challenge Course on the Enhancement of Critical Thinking Skills. (Pedagogy)

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It has been stated in previous studies that the need for critical thinking skills is abundant and rapidly increasing for survival in today's world. Building on these studies this study examined critical thinking, the facilitation of critical thinking and the use of the Ropes Challenge Course class as a tool to enhance critical thinking. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the Ropes Challenge Course class on middle school student's enhancement of critical thinking skills. Participants included students enrolled in Physical Education and Ropes Challenge Course classes at South Park Middle School and Baker Middle School. Participants were from all three grade levels, sixth, seventh, and eighth at South Park and eighth from Baker. Total numbers of participants were 650. Participants were given the Cornell Critical Thinking Test Level X (Ennis & Millman, 1985) as a pretest and posttest to test their critical thinking skills. The test consisted of 71 items, which tested induction, deduction, value judgment, observation, credibility and assumptions. …

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