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Students Get Little From U.S. Colleges…surprised?

Here is a very interesting article by NYU Professor Richard Arum about the very important and lacking skills of most students coming out of univerisy…critical thinking! According to Professor Arum, 45% of students made no significant improvement in critical thinking, reasoning, or writing skills during their first two years of college, and 36% showed no improvement after four years of schooling. Prof. Arum who studied more than 2,300 students at 24 U.S. colleges and universities for his book Academically Adrift. This is very troubling as the U.S attempts to maintain its leadership position in innovation. – DF

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Written by David Frederick

February 25, 2011 at 2:37 PM

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