My Introduction to Critical Thinking Research

By Dr. Stephanie Bennett, Department of Sociology and Provisions Critical Thinking Fellow When I first engaged in researching for the Provisions Critical Thinking Fellowship, I started like any other academic.  I went into a variety of databases for academic articles in my field.  In my discipline specific searching, I found a wealth of information on Sociologists … Continue reading My Introduction to Critical Thinking Research

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Closing the Gap: What Colleges Produce vs. What Employers Want

In “Put Undergraduates to Work, for Their Own Good,” John A. Fry, president of Drexel University, writes that despite an improving economy, eager and talented new college graduates are still encountering significant difficulty in securing jobs, explaining that parents turn to colleges and universities expecting higher returns for the significant investment in their children's education.  In … Continue reading Closing the Gap: What Colleges Produce vs. What Employers Want