Since the ancient times, there have been the cultural tradition of valuing knowledge more than its practical usage. With the development of social economy and the requirement of modernization construction, the talent quality required by enterprises is becoming higher and higher, which makes the structural contradiction of higher education become more and more prominent. The training mechanism which is adopted by colleges and universities for training applied, compound and innovative talents cannot meet the needs of industrial updating, and the employment problems of graduates are salient. This paper uses questionnaire survey method and literature review method, conducting research to 500 college students and 200 college teachers on four dimensions include whether the teachers are suitable for the requirements of the majors, the proportion between the theoretical learning and the practical training, the evaluation indicators of school assignments and the education mode of the cooperation between school and enterprise. The study found that the practical education colleges and universities has begun to diversify and marketize, but there are still gaps between teacher resources of practical education in colleges and universities and newly professional docking; practical education has overcorrection problem with valuing practical usage more than knowledge learning; the evaluation system of higher practical education needs to be perfected. Based on this situation, we can explore the development path of higher education, first is to open to market and create diversified resource platform; second is to strengthen the construction of teacher group and forge teaching practice team; Third is to establish a reasonable curriculum system and pay attention to effectiveness; Fourth is to reform the evaluation form; Fifth is to build up diversified and open class mode.