Learning skills in higher education
Published in The Times Higher on May 23 2003 Leader
'Study skills are vital in an era when ministers are focused on extending access to universities'
Armed for a multitude of tasks
Performing arts can equip students with the variety of 'soft' skills that employers really want
Foggy ideas made clear
Be they brilliant or mediocre, students all too often don’t know what they want or how to get it. But there are plenty of ways to give them direction in their study
Style over substance?
What is employability and how do we measure it? Five experts ponder the pros and cons of approaches to skills assessment
Crash and learn
To improve their team skills, a group of students was asked to design an online prospectus. The task proved to be a painful if informative experience
Rocks or a hard place
Fieldwork can be an invaluable study opportunity but it can also be beset by problems