Infographic: 2016 Presidential Candidates on Education

Posted by john.hutchinson on 3/11/16 6:37 PM

With the 2016 presidential race heating up, we took a look at how each of the candidates express their views on education policy.

Current Events, Education, Information Literacy, Timely Topics, Uncategorized

The Four Skills Most Recent Grads Don't Possess -- But Should

Posted by Mike Sweet on 7/21/15 10:17 AM

Bloomberg Business surveyed recruiters at hundreds of companies to ask them what skills they sought in candidates, and whether they saw those skills in the people applying for jobs. Bloomberg is using the responses to rank business schools, but I think there is a point worth looking at on a much broader scale: higher education has been slow to adapt to the new demands of work in the twenty-first century.

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Do Colleges and Universities Really Teach Higher-order Thinking?

Posted by Mike Sweet on 7/1/15 12:06 PM

I recently authored a piece in eCampus News about the skills gap employers like myself have noticed in recent graduates, how this is stunting their career prospects and undermining the value of a college education.

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