New Academic Year Commences!
The 60th academic year of IBTS is commencing! Master and doctoral level students have already been with us for a week for their Critical Thinking, Academic Research and Writing course. By now most of them look sufficiently confused – and taking great comfort from the words of assurance of students who have gone through this course before that it is possible to emerge on the other side alive and maybe still thinking. Critical Thinking consists of lectures on critical reading skills, construction of the argument, IBTS writing standards, and some notes and exercises in academic English (as many of our students are non-native English speakers). The module was completed on…