Friday, May 20, 2016

Employability skills and higher education

 A must read if you teach college, especially if you teach liberal arts curriculum!

gaps

Most of these are the poorly named "soft skills" which are essential skills.  Some of them are skills, some are character traits (ownership, which is a euphemism for sense of responsibility).

As the chair of a communication department that just got a bachelor's degree approved, I am very concerned about this.

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Lyrics of the Most Beautiful Hymn: O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

         George Matheson wrote this after he began to go blind and his fiance left him.  O Love that will not let me go, I rest...