Research + News | Topic: Student Development
Apr 7, 2020
A Pandemic Is A Terrible Thing To Waste
Neuroscientists tell us that it’s during times of boredom our brains develop empathy and creativity. Read the Growing Leaders blog post from Tim Elmore urging us to take advantage of the time we have during this pandemic.
Jul 23, 2019
What Should I Do After High School?
Greg Forster answers the following questions:
What would you say to someone who doesn’t have a clear idea of their vocation after graduating high school? Go on to college and pick a generic degree? Trade school? Gap year? Something else?
Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2019
Higher Income May Prove Elusive For Many College Grads
Many college graduates with a four-year degree find themselves struggling to earn enough money to achieve their version of the American dream. Read the article here.
Feb 20, 2019
Why Generation Z Is Passing On College
Tim Elmore says that students “feel less dependent on adults to get them ready for the career they’ll choose to enter.” Read his entire blog post here.
Jan 24, 2019
Penn State Updates Course On Drinking And Sexual Violence, Aiming To Keep Students ‘Safe & Aware’
Penn State recently revamped its online course for incoming freshmen. Students learn about alcohol safety and sexual violence. Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2018
Do Christian Students Want Spiritual Growth From College?
Is spiritual and moral development primary, or even secondary priorities of one’s education? Read the research from Barna here.
Aug 14, 2018
What I Learned In Secretarial School
There are many paths to discipline and confidence. I typed my way there. Read the rest of the article here.
Jul 16, 2018
How Our Obsession With College Prep Hurts Kids
Most schools say they’re preparing children for college and a career. Ted Dintersmith argues that today’s K-12 education is preparation for neither. Read the article here.
Jun 6, 2018
College Board CEO: How Religious Education Helps Us Rethink The College Admissions Race
The “soulcraft” found in faith-based learning is just what higher ed needs right now. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2018
Higher Education Is Drowning In BS
Christian Smith argues that higher education is drowning and that it’s mortally corrosive to society. Read the article here.