Choose a Category  
September 17, 2013

A majority of Americans believe college and universities are doing a fair or poor job of preparing recent college graduates for the workforce, a new survey released Tuesday by Northeastern University finds.

At the same time, the survey shows nearly two-thirds of Americans say they prefer a well-rounded higher education compared to one that focuses on industry-specific trade skills. And only a quarter of people think massive open online courses, or MOOCs, match the same quality of face-to-face-classroom education.

While America's higher education institutions are still held in high regard, researchers say doubts persist about the system's ability to prepare students for success in today's fast-changing economy. 

View the full results here:

The Hechinger Report: Survey: Colleges Aren't Preparing Graduates For Jobs

confronting cost, new business models

Previous Post

Will MOOCs Make The 'Ivory Tower' Obsolete?

Next Post

Harvard To Negotiate With Grad Student Labor Union

comments powered by Disqus