7 Essential Skills You Didn't Learn in College

Various authors, Wired, Oct 19, 2010
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I think I'll just run the Metafilter coverage and wash my hands of it. "Wired article based on the New Liberal Arts Previously on Metafilter, here and here, but now being published in Wired, not just Snarkmarket. Part of a cyclical trend in some corners of the smart set to suppose that college needs a complete reinvention. Look, the New Liberal Arts. These starry-eyed future watchers bring up the very old proposal that higher education is outdated, outmoded and not preparing our students for their lives in the future. They may get their wish, but they might not like the new world without liberal arts 1.0."
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