Open Access Presidential Scholars Thesis
A perpetual issue m American society is that of the comprehensive goal of its educational system. A prevailing conviction among researchers, teachers, lawmakers, and parents is that the purpose of this country's schools is to cultivate effective thinking in students. In a society that exhibits complex and threatening problems, noted Raymond Nickerson , we cannot afford not to develop good thinking (Baron & Sternberg, 1987).
Date of Award
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Presidential Scholar Designation
A paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation Presidential Scholar
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©1996 Angie Ryken
Ryken, Angie, "Problem-based learning: A practical process for a more promising future" (1996). Presidential Scholars Theses (1990 – 2006). 133.