[Milton-L] OT: The Importance of the Liberal Arts

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 16:59:59 EST 2011


The article didn't make assertions only about more difficult courses,
but about specific majors as well, as per the quoted paragraphs.

Jim R

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Kathy Kramer <kknospam at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> Hmm, correlation does not imply causation.
>
> Do the brighter students who thrive on challenges choose the more difficult
> courses and thereby further mature their cognitive abilities while the less
> able students don't challenge themselves and don't improve? I can't see the
> proof that putting the latter into a challenging course will have the
> desired effect.
>
> Kathy Kramer


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