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Unformatted text preview: not acquiring important skills o Empirical premise: Todays college students study 10 hours less than their 1960s counterparts. o Empirical premise: This decline in out of class study times occur among all demographic groups cognitive abilities, and working/non-working students. o Conceptual premise: The skills that are worth acquiring involve hard work. o Conceptual premise: Thinking (as a skill) requires effort. Assigning meaning to texts-Can be visual or signs-through these collection of signs we have a better understanding to draw meaning from these texts...
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- Spring '08