Archive | April, 2014
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Do Students Really Remember What They Learn in School?

Life and Career after Exposure to the Good Work Course Danny Mucinskas & Victoria Nichols April 24, 2014 At the end of a typical university semester, professors will hand out evaluations to students with the hope of garnering insightful and constructive feedback about a course. Unfortunately, professors will typically distribute these evaluations in the final […]

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Heckman

Re-Inventing the Wheel in the Study of Human Character

Howard Gardner and colleagues James Heckman, Nobel Prize winning economist, has just published a 435 page collection called The Myth of Achievement Tests.  On the surface it is a well-documented critique of the GED (General Educational Development) examination. But as one leafs through the volume, it turns out to be a 400+  page hymn-of-praise to […]

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