In Lisa Schmeiser’s article, “Do Geeks Need to Go to College?”, she highlights some of the concerns college students may
In Lisa Schmeiser’s article, “Do Geeks Need to Go to College?”, she highlights some of the concerns
college students may have about the value of a degree in technology. Some experts argue that monies
spent on college tuition would be better spent on long-term retirement savings; others explain that
technology skills learned in college may be outdated by the time students graduate. Still, others agree
that a degree outside of technology is useful.
argue that higher education, especially a degree in the humanities) does /does not add value
to a job in technology. What is to be gained or lost when higher education is not a part of the preparation for employment.
Alternatively, you may consider a field other than technology.
Outline your argument. Include the draft of a full introduction (5-7 sentences) and topic sentences for all paragraphs, including a concession and refutation.
Use three outside sources for evidence.
Include a concession and refutation.