Research Agenda

Applied Critical Thinking

  • What is critical thinking? Why is it so difficult to explain, acquire, and implement? For adults who have mastered it in whole or in part, why do they consistently under-employ it in their personal life circumstances? An important need for the adult community is a critical thinking model that is teachable and applicable to everyday life.
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Essential Life Skills

  • Is there a set of core skills that are essential for thriving in the 21st Century? Our research with adult learners indicates there are.
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Later Life Transitions