The CEO and president of Siemens highlights the nation’s training gap during event on future of manufacturing.
“America has a training gap,”Spiegel said. “Until we put the burden on those who train rather than those who need to be trained, we’ll never solve this problem.”
Nicely put. I have always thought this "off loading" of training onto potential/future employees (with no guarantees of course) was just another way for companies to suck profit from private individuals and public institutions.
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One thing I've run into over and over again is the fundamental misunderstanding of the skills, details, time, and costs involved in designing, developing testing, implementing, and maintaining eLearning.
As the publisher of this magazine, the first things I ask dismayed teachers who are worried about their lack of job security is, "What's your brand? If you suddenly no longer have a job, what will be your brand?
Good advice. In the old days they would have just called this career management or something, but I guess calling it "branding" makes it trendier for the kids today.
Not sure I'm comfortable with this idea of "branding" education in general and teachers in particular. However, they are a few good ideas in this article so far as getting your message out and helping people "get it".
Using tech tools that students are familiar with and already enjoy using is attractive to educators, but getting students focused on the project at hand might
I intuitively agree with the findings of this research, however I'm one of those "old guys" who is cynical about the younger generation's supposedly innate "technological literacy" just because some technology wonk declared it so. So often we only like science when it affirms our pre-concieved biases.
Educators are harnessing online materials to meet the toughest challenges in higher education: giving more students access to college, and helping them graduate on time.
Moving past the "hyperbole around MOOCs" is a great thing, but note the corporate language of customer service and consumer choice woven throughout this "disinterested" discussion of MOOCs.
Whatever promise they may hold, its clear that the sudden and forceful push for technological "solutions" to the "crisis in higher education" declared by elites is more about opening profitable markets that it is about uplifting students