Analytical skill

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Analytical skill is the skill of performing an analysis. Such skills include the ability to apply logical thinking in order to break complex problems into their component parts. This can be contrasted against non-cognitive skills, such as balancing while walking, riding a bike, carpentry, or playing a musical instrument.

In the article by Freed,[1] the need for programs within the educational system to help students develop these skills is demonstrated. "According to scholars, workers 'will need more than elementary basic skills to maintain the standard of living of their parents. They will have to think for a living, analyze problems and solutions, and work cooperatively in teams' (Thoughtful Teachers, Thoughtful Schools 1998, xi)."[2] [3][4]

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  1. ^ Freed, Craig; Pena, Robert (2000). "Minority Education and Analytical Thinking Skills: Traditionalizing Disempowerment". The High School Journal. 85 (2): 24–32. doi:10.1353/hsj.2001.0022.
  2. ^ Canhoto, Ana Isabel; Clark, Moira; Fennemore, Paul (August 2013). "Emerging segmentation practices in the age of the social customer". Journal of Strategic Marketing. 21 (5): 413–428. doi:10.1080/0965254X.2013.801609.
  3. ^ Freed, Craig; Pena, Robert (2000). "Minority Education and Analytical Thinking Skills: Traditionalizing Disempowerment". The High School Journal. 85 (2): 24–32. doi:10.1353/hsj.2001.0022.
  4. ^ Tang, Rong; Sae-Lim, Watinee (28 July 2016). "Data science programs in U.S. higher education: An exploratory content analysis of program description, curriculum structure, and course focus". Education for Information. 32 (3): 269–290. doi:10.3233/EFI-160977.

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