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Long life learning : preparing for jobs that don't even exist yet / Michelle R. Weise, Strada Education Network, Inc.

Weise, Michelle R., (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 650.1 WEI (Text) 840191003118127 New Items - Main Level In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 650.13 Weise (Text) 31208913215622 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781119597483
  • ISBN: 111959748X 
  • Physical Description: xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-229) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : an abiding hope for the future -- From a rigged system. A 100-year work life ; The theories behind the end of college ; The future of workers, the future of us -- To a new learning ecosystem. Seamless on - and off - ramps ; Navigating our next job transition ; Wraparound supports ; Targeted education ; Integrated earning and learning ; Transparent and fairer hiring ; Getting started : taking root -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
"A visionary guide for the future of learning and work. Long Life Learning: How to Prepare Yourself for Jobs That Don't Even Exist Yet offers readers a fascinating glimpse into a near-future where careers last 100 years, and education lasts a lifetime. The book makes the case that learners of the future are going to repeatedly seek out educational opportunities throughout the course of their working lives -- which will no longer have a beginning, middle, and end. Long Life Learning focuses on the disruptive and burgeoning innovations that are laying the foundation for a new learning model that includes clear navigation, wraparound and funding supports, targeted education, and clear connections to more transparent hiring processes. Written by the visionary chief innovation officer of Strada Education Network's Institute for the Future of Work, the book examines: How will a dramatically extended lifespan affect our careers? How will more time in the workforce shape our educational demands? Will a four-year degree earned at the start of a 100-year career adequately prepare us for the challenges ahead? Perfect for anyone with an interest in the future of education and Clayton Christensen's theories of disruptive innovation, Long Life Learning provides an invaluable glimpse into a future that many of us have not even begun to imagine" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Employees > Training of.
Career education.
Occupational training.
Vocational education.
Manpower planning.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Education
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success

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