2009-09-01 Notes: What Are The New 21st Century Skills and How Will We Learn Them?
Please join us for a discussion every Tuesday at 12PM noon SL (US Pacific Time)
This Tuesday, Sept 1, 2009, we will be at the Epoch Institute in Second Life™
This Week’s Topic
Society is undergoing large-scale transformations, changes that we probably only partly understand at this early stage. Our “totally connected” world is starting to demand new skills. What are the key skills needed to thrive in the 21st century, and how will we learn them?
The rate of change and volume of information available, fueled by access to global realtime information and the evolution of social networks, have created a torrent of distractions along with new possibilities. How will we decide “how much is enough?”, “what should I learn now?” and “what will learning, school and work look like in five, ten or twenty years?”. How will changes to the nature of work and society alter our careers and thus priorities for learning and skills?
Join us Tuesday at 12PM noon SL for a great discussion!
Reading links below – have fun and see you soon!
Partnership For 21st Century Skills
The Latest Doomed Pedagogical Fad: 21st Century Skills
Winds Of Change: Learning For The 21st Century
Can Social Software Change Teaching and Learning
Logical Level Loops Of Learning
Resistance To Change Means Resistance To Learning
Kurt Lewin’s Change Theory In The Field And In The Classroom: Notes Toward A Model Of Managed Learning (MIT Sloan School)
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