Nalini R. Chondekar
Abstract: Soft skills are personal traits that enhance a person?s interactions, job performance, and career viewpoints. Soft skills are considered to boost competency and to consequently upsurge one's ability in subsidizing communal progression and transformation. Soft skills are essential for all graduates to acquire, irrespective of their field of study. The understanding of soft skills itself is vital for lecturers to vary their teaching approaches for the students. As teaching becomes a two-way process, it will convert to being organized and operative with soft skills. This article discusses the same along with the role of teachers in enhancing students? soft skills and models for implementing soft skills in higher education.
Keywords: soft skills, effective teaching, communication, higher education