In this book, nine authors from three continents, ranging from academics to business leaders, share their visions for the future of learning and work. Educational and organizational implications are uncovered, experiences are shared, and the contributors explore what it's going to take for individuals, organizations, and nations to succeed in Knowmad Society.
"Knowmad Society explores the future of learning, work, and how we relate with each other in a world driven by accelerating change, value networks, and the rise of knowmads." Education Futures
DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education is about the future of higher education. It’s a story about the communities of visionaries who are tackling the enormous challenges of cost, access, and quality in higher ed, using new technologies to bring us a revolution in higher learning that
More than just a solution, THE ONE WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE serves as a call for free, universal, global education, and an explanation of how Khan's simple yet revolutionary thinking can help achieve this inspiring goal.
Across the developed countries today, educators, policy makers, and economists recognize that the new “knowledge economy” demands new and higher levels of skills than the twentieth-century high school or upper secondary school provided. Young people with aspirations to white-collar, “middle-skill” jobs in high-growth areas such as health care, high tech, engineering,
New social media technologies and strategies provide quick, easy solutions to many of the challenges faced by workplace training practitioners. Social media vehicles such as Twitter and Facebook, for example, can help trainers build learning communities, facilitate quick assignments, offer updates or follow-up tips, and otherwise extend the reach of the
In a Sudbury school, learning occurs most often in the “invisible” realm, as non-formal, informal, and serendipitous learning.
Democratic schools are designed around the concept that children come into the world explicitly designed to educate themselves through their self-directed play and exploration.
In the knowmadic rote, “just in case” memorization needs to be replaced with learning that is intended to be personally meaningful for all participants in the learning experience.
The invisible learning approach to technology is purposive, pragmatic and centered at improving the human experience at its core.
Today’s stakeholders in our youths’ future must prepare kids for futures that none of us can even dream are possible.
Predictably, the impacts of accelerating technological and social changes on education are enormous.
Knowmads can instantly reconfigure and recontextualize their work environments, and greater mobility is creating new opportunities.