Joseph Izuchukwu Kanu, AK Jibril, PhD, Okwudiri Nwaorgu, Victor Umachi Eze


Many students entering tertiary education institutions such as Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria lack critical thinking skills which are essential for problem solving capability, mastering of their studies in classrooms and laboratories as well as their future work places. Hence, this paper proposed a critical thinking pedagogy for students of Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu. To achieve this objective, the authors reviewed studies and models for the development of critical thinking skills. Based on the reviewed studies, the authors developed an improved critical thinking pedagogy for students of Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu. Another study is therefore needed to test the efficacy of the developed model.


Pedagogy, skills, critical thinking, critical thinking skills, critical thinking model.

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