School of Rhetoric
College Conversation with Karen Taylor
What is the Value of a Liberal Arts College Education?
- China will soon become the NUMBER ONE English speaking country in the world
- The 25% of India’s population with the highest IQ’s…is greater than the total population of the United States…
- Translation: India has more honors kids than America has kids…
- We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . . using technologies that haven’t been invented . . . to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.
- The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . . by the age of 38.
- The amount of new technical information is doubling every two years . . . for students starting a four year technical degree this means that . . . half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.