Knowmad Society

Knowmad Society

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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. Knowmads are nomadic knowledge workers: Creative, imaginative, and innovative people who can work with almost anybody, anytime, and anywhere. The jobs associated with 21st century knowledge and innovation workers have become much less specific concerning task and place, but require more value-generative applications of what they know. The office as we know it is gone. Schools and other learning spaces will follow next. 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.... two relevant definitions elaborated by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Tissot, 2004) and ... labor force are engaged in jobs that consist primarily of routine cognitive work and routine manual labora€”the types of tasks that are easiest to program computers to do. Growing proportions of the nationa#39;s labor force are engaged in jobs that emphasize expert thinking or complexanbsp;...

Title:Knowmad Society
Author:John Moravec
Publisher:Education Futures LLC - 2013-06-19


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