Vocational and Other Critical Thinking Tests

In addition to the particular tests discussed in this lesson, critical thinking tests are given at many colleges and universities as placement exams (many use the California Critical Thinking Test or the Cornell Critical Thinking Test) in such diverse fields as agriculture, education, psychology, and nursing. Employers also use Critical Thinking Exams to help make hiring and promotion decisions. For instance, the U.S. Customs Ser


m vice gives a Critical Thinking Skills Test to those wishing to be promoted.

There are also hundreds of other civil service tests that include sections on critical reading and making inferences. The state of Louisiana gives a PET, or Professional Entry Test, to college graduates applying for jobs. In this test, you are given a fact and a conclusion. The multiple-choice questions ask you to decide whether the conclusion is valid.

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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