Skills Roundup: Incorporating Soft Skills into Tech Curriculum

Written by Brianna Rockenstire on March 15, 2021


As educators prepare students with the technical chops needed to succeed in today’s increasingly digital workplace, employers are also emphasizing the need for soft skills like teamwork, communication, and creativity. Washington’s community and technical college information technology programs prepare students for careers with a mix of technical skills, practical hands-on learning, and professional skills.

How can IT educators incorporate more opportunities to develop these critical soft skills alongside the technical curriculum? Read on for resources:

https://www.riipen.com/blog/how-to-teach-todays-most-in-demand-soft-skills-in-a-virtual-class
https://www.educationcorner.com/teaching-soft-skills-guide.html
https://www.realityworks.com/15-ways-to-teach-soft-skills-in-your-cte-classroom/
https://www.emergingedtech.com/2020/04/technology-enhance-students-career-development-hard-soft-skills/
https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/02/26/colleges-should-much-more-deliberately-emphasize-soft-skills-they-say-they-provide