Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Essential skills for college graduates

The posting below is an excerpt from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) publication, College Learning for the New Global Century. SKU #: LEAPRPT

ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-9779210-4-1, 2007 Pages: 76. ©2007 All rights reserved.

* Inquiry and analysis
* Critical and creative thinking
* Written and oral communication
* Quantitative literacy* Information literacy
* Teamwork and problem solvingPracticed extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Teaching infromation evaluation and critical thinking skills in physics classes

Congratulations to Adriana Popescu and James Morgan on their article in The Physics Teaacher, November 2007 issue: "Teaching Information Evaluation and Critical thinking Skills in Physics Classes".

Three cheers!