David Hitchcock

Professor, Philosophy

Faculty of Humanities LogoCampus Address:
1280 Main Steet West, UH 304

Phone: 905.525.9140 x23464
Email: hitchckd@mcmaster.ca

Research Interests


Teaching & Learning Research Interests:

  • Educating Students to think critically


Publications & Presentations


Select Teaching & Learning Research Publications & Presentations:

Hitchcock, D. (2004). The effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction in critical thinking. Informal Logic, 24, 183-221.


Interested in


Interested in:

  • Collaboration
  • Receiving feedback on projects & proposals


Other information


Other Information of Note:

I would be interested in having a standardized test of critical thinking skills administered at the beginning and end of a large second-year course, to act as controls with respect to students in our second-year service course in critical thinking, which typically has about 400 students. An ideal design would compare gains not just from beginning to end of the term, but gains two years later. If you have a feasible suggestion of how to do so, I’d love to hear from you. 

   

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