Monthly Archives: December 2014

Merry Christmas from Gavriel’s Horn

Dr Nicholas J Markette

Since 2011, Gavriels-Horn has published many blogs from many authors. However, the “Merry Christmas” post generated the most feedback ever. So here is re-visit of this post. By the way, when did “Happy Holidays” replace the now controversial “Merry Christmas”? Consider two stories. In this past week, a group of young carolers were chased—not politely…

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Thinking About Thinking

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In recent research (Shraiky, Markette & Markette, in press), we explored what working graduate students valued most from their graduate education. Consistently, successful graduates from diverse masters programs ranging from design, business, nursing, and education noted that critical thinking was the most valuable benefit of graduate school. It gave us reason to ponder why haven’t…