Industry is looking for the graduate that can organize and assimilate information to solve problems. There is continued call for universities to increase the number of citizens capable of effective personal and professional problem solving and leadership (Ellerbroch et al., 1987). But many high school graduates who enter college may lack the ability to solve complex problems (Fulkrod, 1986). This may be due, in part, to the emphasis in education on memorization. Overemphasizing memorization has a tendency to keep students at the lowest level of learning (Posler, 1987).



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