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CriticalThinking.org - Critical Thinking Model 1

<b>To Analyze Thinking We Must Identify and Question its Elemental Structures</b><p><b>Use the elements with sensitivity<br>to Intellectual Standards »</b><p><b>Standard:</b> …

Critical Thinking

Preparing Students For Learning, Not Lectures, In College

<i>"But in college, a lot of the learning happens in lecture halls, with professors talking behind a lectern and students taking notes. We need to</i> …

Pedagogy

4 Benefits To Using Badges In Online Learning

<b>Using Badges In Online Learning</b><p>Several years ago I learned about gamification and started thinking about how I could apply this to my online courses. …

eLearning

A business model view of changing times in higher education

As my regular readers know, I have written several posts that utilize a business model approach to look at one aspect or another of higher education. …

Investing in Quality Competency-Based Education

Key Takeaways<p><b>Investments in competency-based education</b> programs make sense as our nation strives to <b>educate an increasingly diverse population</b>.<br>• Key</b> …

Change is coming to American Higher Education

Change is coming, and it will not be easy for institutions to accommodate. It is widely recognized that the cost of attending college is out of …

The Future Of Business: 4 Ways Companies Will Change

While we may not have a crystal ball, current business trends point to a not-so-distant future that looks very different. Here are Dr. Dana Ardi’s predictions.<p>We’ve shifted to a business world where collaboration and connection are replacing hierarchy and bureaucracy. The outdated “alpha” notion of …

The Great Debate: Is College Still Worth It?

Do a simple Google News search on "higher education" and chances are you'll get a lot of hits -- stories about how expensive it is, how much debt students are accumulating, whether college graduates are faring any better in tough economic times than anyone else, whether a college education really …

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FORTUNE — Just as they were in 2013, companies now are “nervously sitting on over $1 trillion in cash,” says a new report from global executive search firm CTPartners. One big difference: This year, they’ll spend more of that pile to hire executive talent in some key strategic jobs. “Technology’s …

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(Poets&Quants) — If everything goes according to plan, Laurie Pickard will earn her MBA in three years for less than $1,000. She’ll take classes from Harvard, Wharton, and Yale, among other top-tier schools. And she’ll tackle it all while keeping her full-time job as a rural enterprise development …

Amazon Was The Best Perceived Brand Of 2013, And No Other Tech Company Even Came Close

Google, which came in at No. 10 in 2012 and No. 4 in 2011, did not even rank. A YouGov BrandIndex representative told Business Insider that when Edward Snowden's NSA leaks shocked the world in June, "every major Internet company took a big perception nosedive."<p>Amazon was not among the companies …

Education Can Take Some Innovation Lessons From the Music Business

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Rob Wrubel, the chief innovation officer of Apollo Education Group, Inc.</i><p>Music, travel, transportation, and other industries have embraced technological innovation to massively transform in recent decades. Music labels were forced to give up complete control to …

Pew: 70% of Americans Read a Print Book in 2013, 28% Read an E-Book

During 2013, 69 percent of Americans read a book in printed form, 28 percent read an e-book, and 14 percent listened to an audiobook. While the proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, few have completely replaced print books for electronic versions.<p>The latest figures come from Pew‘s …

Income gap poses biggest threat to global community, warns WEF

The large and growing income gap between rich and poor is the biggest risk to the global community in the next decade, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday as politicians, business leaders and academics prepared to gather in Davos.<p>Reflecting mounting concern about the risk to societies from …