The Cultivation of Critical Thinking Ability in Academic Reading Based on Questionnaires and Interviews

Jian Li, Yan Ren


In recent years, Chinese college students have been criticized for having nothing to say, no thinking ability, and lack of critical thinking. Cultivating students' thinking ability is becoming an important task of higher education. Through carrying out questionnaire survey and interviews, the author learned that graduate students' critical thinking skills in academic reading needs to be improved. To improve the situation, it requires joint efforts of teachers and students to improve students' critical thinking ability in academic reading, which is conducive to the completion of academic papers and the improvement of students' thinking ability, so as to meet the requirements of higher thinking ability for students in the 21st century.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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