Yıl 2020, Cilt 7 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 291 - 306 2020-12-30

Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!

Elif SÖNMEZ [1] , Büşra Nur ÇAKAN AKKAŞ [2] , Esra KABATAŞ MEMİŞ [3]


The aim of this study is to investigate the impacts of the use of computer-aided argument maps as a tool to promote prospective teachers’ critical thinking skills and dispositions. In this regard, qualitative research method was used in the study. The data of the research were collected through semi-structured interviews. Study group consists of 30 senior prospective teachers from three different classes studying science teaching at a university in Turkey in 2017-2018 academic year. At these three classes mentioned, individual and collaborative argument maps were created in addition to the ABI (Argumentation-based inquiry) activities. The study group was formed on a volunteer basis with 10 students from each class who were selected from, their course performances into consideration. A computer software was used to create the argument maps. Data obtained from interviews were analyzed through NVIVO program. The results obtained indicated that critical thinking skill sub-dimensions such as explanation, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, Self-correction and critical thinking disposition sub-dimensions such as questioning the reliability of sources, being open and fair-minded, being respectful of differences were emphasized more in the group in which the prospective teachers performed computer-aided, individual and collaborative mapping rather than the group in which only ABI activities were performed.
Argument map, Argumentation Based Inqiry, Critical Thinking Skill and Disposition, Argumentation
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Orcid: 0000-0003-0056-7907
Yazar: Elif SÖNMEZ (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9628-069X
Yazar: Büşra Nur ÇAKAN AKKAŞ
Kurum: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-8272-0516
Yazar: Esra KABATAŞ MEMİŞ
Kurum: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Sönmez, E , Çakan Akkaş, B , Kabataş Memi̇ş, E . (2020). Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better! . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 7 (2) , 291-306 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.791430
MLA Sönmez, E , Çakan Akkaş, B , Kabataş Memi̇ş, E . "Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!" . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 (2020 ): 291-306 <http://ijcer.net/tr/pub/issue/58098/791430>
Chicago Sönmez, E , Çakan Akkaş, B , Kabataş Memi̇ş, E . "Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 (2020 ): 291-306
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ISNAD Sönmez, Elif , Çakan Akkaş, Büşra Nur , Kabataş Memi̇ş, Esra . "Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 / 2 (Aralık 2020): 291-306 . https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.791430
AMA Sönmez E , Çakan Akkaş B , Kabataş Memi̇ş E . Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2020; 7(2): 291-306.
Vancouver Sönmez E , Çakan Akkaş B , Kabataş Memi̇ş E . Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2020; 7(2): 291-306.
IEEE E. Sönmez , B. Çakan Akkaş ve E. Kabataş Memi̇ş , "Computer-Aided Argument Mapping for Improving Critical Thinking: Think Better! Discuss Better! Write Better!", International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, c. 7, sayı. 2, ss. 291-306, Ara. 2021, doi:10.33200/ijcer.791430