Answer: Rubrics. “Analyzes first-year college students’ attitudes towards the use of critical and analytic thinking criteria used in course rubrics. Students perceived more explicit, detailed criteria employed in one course to be more useful than did students in another course with fewer criteria
Comment: Rubrics, in which the teacher identifies the characteristics expected of the critical thinking/writing. RayS.
Source: Morozov, A. (2011). Student attitudes toward the assessment criteria in writing-intensive collegecourses. Assessing Writing, 16(1), 6–31,
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Richard Beach, et al. Research in the Teaching of English (November 2011), Internet. http://www.ncte.org/journals/rte/issues/v46-2.