Colleges racing to evolve their academic programs may be overlooking critical thinking, an essential skill students need to survive an ever-shifting marketplace driven by employer expectations and evolving tech trends.
For high schoolers who are still eager to enroll in college, both parents and students are more motivated to apply to a college or university whose programs best align with students' career interests, not the academic reputation of the school.
Appy Pie, a no-code development platform, offers a free app development workshop designed for students to introduce them to the world of app development. Notable colleges around the world are utilizing the program, such as Texas Southern University and the University of Westminster.
A new study focusing on employers' perspectives on micro-credentials reveals that while a vast majority believe they boost a prospective hire's value, not enough colleges and universities are capitalizing on them.
Under the policy, tenured faculty members would be subject to review every five years based on several factors, most notably their cooperation with the law which aims to keep colleges from "indoctrinating" students with divisive concepts such as race and white privilege. Those who receive poor reviews could face termination.