INVESTIGATING STUDENTS’ LOGICAL THINKING ABILITIES: THE EFFECTS OF GENDER AND GRADE LEVEL


Türkoğlu A. Y. , Sungur S. , Öztekin C.

Hacettepe Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi , vol.28, pp.219-225, 2005 (National Refreed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : Hacettepe Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-225

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of gender and grade level on students’ logical thinking abilities. A total of 174 sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students participated in the study. Test of Logical Thinking (TOLT) was administered to determine students’ reasoning abilities. A two-way multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was conducted to determine the effect of grade level and gender on five reasoning modes. Results revealed a statistically significant effect of grade level and gender on reasoning ability