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February 23, 2015

Teaching to Lead

Teaching to Lead By Charles Blaich and Kathleen Wise   Sometimes simple distinctions, like the oft repeated distinction between liberal arts education and vocational education, do not serve us well. As Craig Dykstra has pointed out, the term vocation does […]
January 22, 2015

Knowing vs. Knowing How

Knowing vs. Knowing How By Charles Blaich and Kathleen Wise   For over a decade, we have been working with faculty, staff, and administrators from colleges and universities to translate evidence into improved student learning. We are not higher education […]
September 17, 2014

Celebrating the Value of Liberal Arts Education

Celebrating the Value of Liberal Arts Education More than 100 college presidents, administrators, foundation leaders, and representatives from business, law, medicine, and politics gathered at the Indiana State Museum on September 17, 2014 to celebrate and comment on the value […]
September 17, 2014

The Need for Cognition Scale

Fall 2007 By Anne Bost   The Need for Cognition Scale is an assessment instrument that quantitatively measures “the tendency for an individual to engage in and enjoy thinking” (Cacioppo & Petty, 1982, p. 116). Cacioppo and Petty created the […]