Using AHP to Critical Thinking Develop in Precision Measurement of Vocational College Students

  • Dyi-Cheng ChenEmail author
  • Ci-Syong You
  • Fu-Yuan Gao
  • Bo-Yan Lai
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10108)


While critical thinking applications have been extensively investigated, the precision measurement for vocational college students is unexplored. First, this study collects the status of precision measurement in various countries, the scope of technical knowledge of Precision measurement and the relevant literature on critical thinking performance. Critical thinking has used in the generation of novel ideas for student. The three kinds of critical thinking were Intellectual traits, Element of thought, Intellectual standards. In addition, this study involves a quantitative and qualitative content analysis of relevant documents, textbooks and teaching objectives of precision measurement performance, which includes Intellectual traits, element of thought, Intellectual standards, in 3 hierarchies and 15 indexes. Second, this study assesses these criteria by employing the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) technique to solicit opinions from 11 experts by using questionnaires. Results show that intellectual traits, element of thought, intellectual standards have weights of 0.357%, 0.342%, 0.301%, respectively.


Critical thinking Precision measurement Analytic hierarchy process (AHP) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dyi-Cheng Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ci-Syong You
    • 1
  • Fu-Yuan Gao
    • 1
  • Bo-Yan Lai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial Education and TechnologyNational Changhua University of EducationChanghua 500Taiwan

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