SHIFT HAPPENS 2, 2019: Finding Strong Footing: The Future of Assessment in the Learning-to-Employment Landscape

Excerpt: CONCLUSION This paper has outlined the plethora of new credential types, uses, and modes of delivery. It also has highlighted advancements in assessment. In […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ [Young]

Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’ — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpts: Eyler: That is […]

UIX: When the future comes to West Michigan, will we be ready? [Russell]

  UIX: When the future comes to West Michigan, will we be ready? — from rapidgrowthmedia.com by Matthew Russell Excerpts (emphasis DSC): “Here in the […]

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work [WEF]

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work — from weforum.org As the Fourth Industrial Revolution impacts skills, tasks and jobs, there is growing […]

“Put it into practice…*do* what it says” — some active learning from Scripture.

Philippians 4:9 New International Version (NIV) — biblegateway.com 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

Training the workforce of the future [Bauman]

Training the workforce of the future: Education in America will need to adapt to prepare students for the next generation of jobs – including ‘data […]

Reflections on “The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt.” [Kaeser]

The world is changing. Here’s how companies must adapt. — from weforum.org by Joe Kaeser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Although […]

Improve Employee Performance With Virtual Reality Training (VR)

Virtual Reality training (VR) can make new hires feel confident in their roles, mitigate stress in high-risk positions, or even enhance customer service. Let’s explore […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

Reflections on “5 questions we should be asking about automation & jobs” [Kolko]

5 questions we should be asking about automation and jobs — from hbr.org by Jed Kolko Excerpts: Will workers whose jobs are automated be able […]

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