26 avril 2014

Public Sees College as More Than Just Job Preparation, Report Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Rhetoric from policy makers may focus on the need to ensure that college graduates are competitive in the workplace, but students, faculty members, and others engaged in higher education take a more expansive view of the value of a degree, a new report from the Kettering Foundation and the National Issues Forums Institute suggests. College, they said, shouldn’t be just about picking up job skills but should expose students to new ideas and diverse fields and should encourage critical thinking. More...

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