An abstract is a brief summary of your essay or technical report that goes at the beginning of the paper.
Keywords allow the reader to quickly see the subject areas that will be addressed. Keywords can be
Tip: Keywords only name an overall category instead of a detailed point.
|Detailed Point||Overall Category|
Begin your list of keywords with the word "Keywords" in italics. Think of keywords as hashtags in a tweet. They are used to categorize an overall idea and are used as search terms in the social media world. Keywords do the same thing in the academic world.
Critical thinking is part of essential skills development, and many employers expect this skill in professional roles. However, many post-secondary programs do not have critical thinking courses as required courses. This paper will analyze institutional processes of creating these courses, assess students’ investment in their learning, and compare professional skill output in the real world between students who have taken critical thinking courses and those who have not. Peer-reviewed journals and course texts were used to examine specific critical thinking outcomes in relation to student success in future professions.
Keywords: critical thinking, essential skills, learning development