While theoretical learning definitely holds its place in schools, hands-on learning allows students not only the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge but also become agents of change in their community. Many programs are sprouting up across the United States that allow students to learn through this method of practical application.
Category: Preparing For College
As part of the design thinking process, this singular group of business leaders, educators, and policymakers identified key stakeholders in the transformation of the higher education system. NACCE is acting as a catalyst for action and developing a common language and understanding between business and education around how to prepare our nation's workforce for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
Creatively-inclined students cannot begin to think about complex concepts if they are prioritizing rote memorization rather than developing a deep, multifaceted understanding of the lesson in front of them.
As industries increasingly use automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve their business model, what happens to the humans at those jobs? How are colleges preparing students for a technologically-savvy job market where jobs appear and disappear in the middle of the night?
Self awareness can play a large part in academic success. As students continue on their academic path, their interests should play a pivotal role in their major, university, and extracurricular selection. Looking further, these interests play a vital role in their career and earnings.