Webinar: Bridging the Skills Gap

Webinar: Bridging the Skills Gap

February 15, 2017 from 2:00 – 3:00pm ET In a world where concerns about the employability of postsecondary graduates is growing for students, parents, and employers, how can higher education best prepare students for future success? Join us for a discussion with Matthew Hora, author of Beyond the Skills Gap, and Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Education. They will explore the diverse types of skills sought by employers, the role of culture in teaching and hiring, and the value of broader twenty-first-century foundational skills in postsecondary education.

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Matthew Hora 

Assistant Professor of Adult & Higher Education 
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Dr. Matthew T. Hora is an Assistant Professor of Adult & Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a Research Scientist at the WI Center for Education Research. Dr. Hora’s research focuses on organizational change in higher education, teaching and learning issues, and cultural analyses of college to workforce transitions.

 

Mike Sweet

Chief Executive Officer
Credo Education

As CEO Mike has overseen Credo’s growth from a single-product reference aggregator to an industry leader in information skills solutions. Bringing together educators, librarians, publishers, and technologists, he focuses on envisioning and creating products and services that build critical thinking and information literacy skills among today’s learners.

Author: Duncan Whitmire

Marketing Writer, Before joining Credo in 2012, Duncan worked in the circulation department of his local public library, and as a Student Services Coordinator in a school for children with special needs. In his free time he writes fiction that has been published in dozens of literary magazines and anthologies.