Challenging the College Skills Gap

When:
October 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
2017-10-11T16:30:00-04:00
2017-10-11T17:45:00-04:00
Where:
Johnson Center, Meeting Room F
Rogers
4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kara Oakleaf
703-993-3986

Are college graduates really ready to enter the working world? Against the backdrop of the heated political debate of public higher education, Matthew Hora challenges the idea of the “skills gap” which says students need more technical training. Instead, he suggests the critical importance of habits of mind such as problem solving, teamwork, and communication. Sponsored by George Mason’s Higher Education Program.