Which Competencies Are Best Embedded In Which Disciplines?
Center for Curriculum Redesign
“Is Math appropriate to teach leadership, or is critical thinking more likely? Beyond Communication and Creativity respectively, what should Language and Arts focus on? After three years of research, CCR publishes its ground-breaking recommendations in a new report, which describes which disciplines are most conducive to teach given competencies. Among the findings: The importance of the Arts for the development of many Competencies. The importance of modern disciplines such as entrepreneurship, for competencies that are difficult to cover via traditional disciplines (such as Courage and Leadership).”
What Does “Rigor” Mean?
“The dominant contemporary notion of academic rigor is the latter—it rests on the premise that difficulty is defined by a student’s workload rather than the depth and richness and intensity of the intellectual journey.”