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Judith A. Kirkpatrick
Provost

(315) 792-3122

General Education Goals

The Five Intellectual Skills



Communication -

The ability to communicate information and attitudes clearly and precisely.


Critical Analysis and Reasoning -
The ability to seek out relevant evidence, evaluate it, and draw justified conclusions.


Synthesis -
The ability to draw fruitful connections between topics and ideas and to create new understanding.


Social Awareness -
An understanding of the nature and origins of the social world and an ability to operate within it.


Quantitative Literacy -
The ability to interpret quantitative information and to present information in quantitative forms.


These skills are assessed at the Institutional level.  More information about this assessment process may be found at the Assessment web page.