Do universities teach students to think critically?
From Times Higher Education: “‘The assessment done by universities doesn’t guarantee that candidates have the problem-solving skills that employers think are important, and so they have to find ways to test this themselves.’ … The results of the tests, published by the OECD on 30 August in the book Does Higher Education Teach Students to Think Critically?, are stark: on average, only 45 per cent of tested university students were proficient in critical thinking, while one in five demonstrated only ‘emerging’ talent in this area.”View the full article from Times Higher Education. [Subscription required.]
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