Critical Thinking is General Education Learning Goal #2 at Carroll Community College.
"In meeting the General Education Learning Goals, students will gain fundamental skills and core knowledge considered basic to all college-level work."
"Students will practice analytical and evaluative thinking with a view toward continuous improvement. Toward attaining this goal, students will:
Source: CCC General Education Program Goals and Requirements
Dr. Richard Paul speaks on the need for critical thinking and discusses the definition of "education" in both its ideal state and its present state in today's society. This is excerpted from the Spring 2008 Workshop on Teaching for Intellectual Engagement.