Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020, Page: 94-102
Study on the Characteristics of the Chinese Students’ Critical Thinking
Shi Jing, School of Culture and Media, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China
Received: May 16, 2020;       Accepted: May 29, 2020;       Published: Jun. 4, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20200503.14      View  134      Downloads  64
Abstract
The critical thinking trait is the premise and foundation of innovative thinking, and has become the necessary ability and core quality for cultivating innovative talents. Different scholars have different understandings about the definition and constituent elements of the characteristics of thinking and critical thinking. Their common view is that the characteristics of thinking is the intention and will of thinking activity, and the characteristics of critical thinking is the individual tendency of critical thinking. Facts have proved that the general lack of critical thinking ability of Chinese students has become a defect in their qualities. Thus, the education of critical thinking should start from primary education, and the cultivation of critical thinking at university stage should strengthen the existing foundation laid in primary and secondary schools. Faced with the educational growth process of these potential innovative talents of the Chinese students, this paper puts forward five countermeasures and suggestions on the cultivation of critical thinking characteristics, which have theoretical and practical significance for promoting the reform of critical thinking teaching, improving the level of critical thinking of the Chinese students, improving the qualities of cultivating innovative talents and promoting independent innovation.
Keywords
Characteristics of Thinking, Critical Thinking, Innovative Talents, Teaching Reform
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Shi Jing, Study on the Characteristics of the Chinese Students’ Critical Thinking, Higher Education Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 94-102. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20200503.14
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