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Practitioner’s Corner contains essays and commentary for practitioners who use evidence to improve learning.

November 7, 2011

Grit, Talent, and Success

Grit, Talent, and Success Academically Adrift has raised the question of whether colleges and universities are doing enough to promote critical thinking. The development of critical thinking has been the aim of liberal education for some time. A good “recent” […]
March 30, 2010

The Importance of Talking with Students

The Importance of Talking with Students—Examples from Bennington College and N.C. A&T State University   By Charles Blaich   We recently returned from a great visit to Bennington College. Bennington is participating in the Wabash Study, and over the last […]