This dissertation focuses on fostering learning and transfer of critical thinking skills of higher education students. It has been investigated which instructional methods are effective in promoting an essential aspect of critical thinking, that is, the ability to avoid bias in reasoning and decision making.

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The research reported in this dissertation was conducted in the context of the Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences (ICO). It was funded by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO project number 409-15-203) and co-financed by Avans University of Applied Sciences.
T.A.J.M. van Gog (Tamara) , P.P.J.L. Verkoeijen (Peter) , A.E.G. Heijltjes (Anita)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Department of Psychology, Education, and Child Studies

van Peppen, L. (2020, September 25). Fostering Critical Thinking: Generative processing strategies to learn to avoid bias in reasoning. Retrieved from