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Lastly, and probably most genuinely, the authors propose that institutions enhance academic rigor and improve student learning in both subject-specific content and "generic competencies such as critical thinking, complex reasoning and written communication" (p.
How much do we value academic rigor and student effort in post-secondary education in this country?
Four proposed honors projects illustrate how our participants were able to exemplify both the practical and the theoretical definitions of academic rigor.
Each principal provided an overall resume score using the researcher-developed instrument, and those scores were used to look for significant interactions between sex, certification type, and academic rigor.
The greatest benefit is a curriculum that we can use across the schools, with academic rigor, and the ability to prepare the students for college" Grier said.
Academic rigor is not a new concept and has long been advocated as an important component of educational programs for gifted learners.
The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum, primarily aimed at students aged 16 to 19 and incorporates the best elements of several educational systems with a focus on academic rigor and an international perspective.
Therefore, the first step in bringing about education reform is to provide academic rigor, vocational relevance and curricula relationships in programs that students see as real.
We abandoned our narrow examination of grade distribution, focusing instead on academic rigor.
The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion From High School Through College found that the academic rigor of a high school curriculum is the strongest indicator of postsecondary degree completion, regardless of a student's major course of study.
Several aspects of a professional military education (PME) approach, combining the academic rigor of graduate-level education with a professionally focused curriculum, can help local, state, and federal senior law enforcement managers become better prepared to carry out their responsibilities.
We believe that academic rigor and multiple pathways go hand in hand.
The overall themes pertained to increasing academic rigor in CTE and the role of CTE in high school reform--two themes critical to preparing students to meet the needs of the 21st Century workforce.
Kakalios also describes, with equal measures of academic rigor and humor, how the modern physics of superconductivity and string theory can be explained through the feats of Superman and Iron Man.
while other colleges had chosen a colorblind commitment to academic rigor.
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