For those of us charged with preparing tomorrow's workforce, we need to embrace this change and begin to innovate at every level to meet the changing expectations among students, parents and the public. One solution we may consider is The Engaged Professional Model.
Any sensitive theatergoer will tell you that live theater is a completely different experience
than watching the same thing on TV or your computer screen. Can the energy that an inspiring
teacher calls forth be funneled into a computer screen?
Newspapers were not just looking for people with experience, they wanted their upstarts to have training, but by doing a now clearly useless degree, had I missed my chance? Not if I had anything to do with it.
America today is politically divided among all age segments. However, older voters have some problems of unique concern, informed by generation and current life circumstances, thus inviting attention when campaigns target advertising.
As the economy continues to wobble, the public is looking to higher education as one of the levers to use in seeking a means to provide more people with a quality, affordable education, with stable costs.