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Indicators of Promoting EFL Learners’ Critical Thinking through Essay Writing

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          The aim of the present study was to investigate the correlation between essay writing skills and critical thinking skills and to highlight the indicators of promoting English major students’ critical thinking skills through essay writing after participating in a seven-week task-treatment. The study was conducted with 196 students at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. The participants were randomly divided into two groups: an experimental group and a control group. Five critical thinking skills were tackled in this study: “interpretation, analysis, evaluation, inference and explanation.” Critical thinking skills were evaluated using a critical thinking rubric developed by Facione and Facione (1994). Results revealed that writing skills and critical thinking...

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Workshop on how to use the iThenticate software


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