“…what attributes employers seek in college graduates…
…communication skills, problem solving skills, and an ability to work well with others…”
[Assessing the College Graduate: How Employers Measure Graduates’ Possession of General
Skills by Bailey Norwood and Brian Briggeman
To compete in a global economy, you must be able to communicate globally.
I find it difficult to imagine that a college graduate student would not know how to communicate via a blogging interface (e.g. WordPress). Why? Because being able to develop and quickly communicate ideas in a multi-media rich form (including text, audio, video & interactive presentations), being able to collaborate easily across both time and space, and creating & digesting content via a wide range of devices, especially mobile devices, are 21st Century Skills necessary to successfully compete globally.
· Don’t Facebook & text during class, email instead